HENRY LEE LUCAS: The Shocking True Story of America's Most Notorious Serial Killer

Author: Norris (Dr. Joel)
Year: 1991
Publisher: Zebra Books
Edition Details: 1st US p/b edn.
Book Condition: Vg+
ISBN: 0821735640
Price: 10.00
Paperback. For the first time ever - a tape of the authentic confessions of America's most notorious serial killer. 157 dead. He tortured his victims because he liked to hear them scream. Torture, dismemberment, rape, cannibalism, incest, murder - his crimes make Ted Bundy and Charles Manson sound like choirboys. Forced to endure unspeakable physical and emotional abuse from the time he was 4yrs old, Henry Lee Lucas began to torture small animals for sexual pleasure at the age of 10. At 15, he raped a young woman in Blacksburg, Virginia and was never caught. At 24, he brutally killed his own mother and was sentenced to 10yrs in a Michigan state prison. She was the first victim of a killing spree that would continue unchecked for nearly 30yrs. Called the most dangerous serial killer in America, Lucas has "confseed" to 350 of the worst sex killings ever recorded, including mutilation, necrophilism, cannibalism, and sadistic murder. At time of publication, Lucas was serving two lifetime sentences in Texas for the horrific slash murders of his teenage common law wife Frieda "Becky" Powell and 80yr old Kate Rich. And as evidence was uncovered, the indictments for unsolved murders from Florida to California continued each year. What drove Lucas to commit such acts of inhuman savagery? How could he escape justice for nearly three decades while his victims suffered? The author, renowned forensic psychologist and national expert on serial killers, has the shocking answer. Illus. including artwork by Lucas himself. 303pp. mass market p/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. Browned pp. o/w Vg+ with no creasing to covers.


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