DEATH ROW. Profiles of People Who Face the Ultimate Penalty

Author: Waterkeyn (Xavier)
Year: 2006
Publisher: New Holland
First Edition
Edition Details: 1st Australian edn.
Book Condition: NrF
ISBN: 9781741103878
Price: 12.00
Softcover. The author probes into the real stories behind some of the most famous criminals in recent history - criminals who have been sentenced to death for their crimes. The book starts with the Baby Farmers of 19th century Australia and continues through to England's Ruth Ellis and American Ted Bundy in the 20th century, and Van Tuong Nguyen in the 21st century. Read about the Factory of Death, the Clown who Killed, the Highway Hooker, the Night Stalker and many other terrifying serial killers. A collection of fascinating and complex cases, full of little-known facts about infamous people that shed light on the darkness within. The author also shares his correspondence with prisoners facing execution on death row. Profiles include : Bill Bailey, Andrei Chikatilo, Doctor Hawley Harvey Crippen, Timothy Evans and John Christie, Jean Lee, Gary Mark Gilmore, John Wayne Gacy Jr., H.H. Holmes, John A. Muhammad and John Lee Malvo, Richard Ramirez, Robert Ryan, Aileen Wuornos + many more. Illus., Selected Bibliog. + Selected Internet Websites. 208pp. trade size softcover. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Nr. F.


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