The Encyclopedia of Kidnappings

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Infobase Publishing, 2002 - Kidnapping - 385 pages
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This encyclopedia explores the sinister criminal activity of kidnapping. More than 900 entries survey kidnappings from Biblical times to the present, detailing notorious kinappers, well-known victims, infamous cases as well as numerous other examples of this crime.

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A professional writer who has published more than 130 books since 1977 (e.g., The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers, Hunting Humans), Newton explains that kidnapping has existed since the beginning of ... Read full review

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Michael Newton has taught at University College London and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. This is his first book. He currently teaches at Princeton University. He divides his time between London and Princeton, New Jersey.

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