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Mindhunter
by John Douglas

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Mindhunter: Inside the FBI Elite Serial Crime Unit (Now A Netflix Series) by John Douglas

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Obsessed with Netflix's Mindhunter? Celebrate the launch of Season 2 with the bestselling true story of how one underfunded FBI team became the first to explore the dark world of serial murderers.

John Douglas is a former FBI Special Agent and expert in criminal profiling and behavioural science. He made a career of looking evil in the eye - and understanding it. No wonder that he was the inspiration for Special Agent Jack Crawford in The Silence of the Lambs, as well as the film's consultant on the reality of serial killers.

Douglas invented and established the practice of criminal profiling, and submerged himself in the world of serial killers in a quest to understand why they killed, and to help prevent more innocent lives from being ended by future killers. As his serial crime unit developed from a derided two-bit operation in a dingy officer to one of the FBI's elite task forces, Douglas personally confronted the most terrible crimes of the age, including those of Jeffrey Dahmer, Charles Manson, Ted Bundy and the Atlanta child murderer.

With the fierce page-turning power of a bestselling novel, yet terrifyingly true, Mindhunter is a true crime classic.
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'John Douglas knows more about serial killers than anybody in the world' - Jonathan Demme, director of The Silence of the Lambs

'A cracker of a book' - Esquire

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Mindhunter Reviews


gripping * I Paper *
A frightening look inside the mind of the depraved * JOE 100 books to read before you die *
John Douglas knows more about serial killers than anybody in the world -- Jonathan Demme, Director of The Silence of the Lambs
A cracker of a book * Esquire *
John Douglas is the FBI's pioneer and master of investigative profiling, and one of the most exciting figures in law enforcement I've had the privilege of knowing -- Patricia Cornwell

About John Douglas


John Douglas joined the FBI in 1970, starting his career as a sniper in a SWAT team and progressing on to become a hostage negotiator. In 1977 he transferred to the Behavioural Science Unit (BSU), where he taught applied criminal psychology. He created the FBI's Criminal Profiling Program and led this division of special agents through harrowing and groundbreaking cases, including those behind Anthony Hopkins' role as Hannibal Lecter. Douglas lives with his family in the Washington, DC area.

Mark Olshaker, author of four novels and producer of the Emmy-nominated The Mind of a Serial Killer, lives in Washington DC.

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GOR008827888
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI Elite Serial Crime Unit (Now A Netflix Series) by John Douglas
John Douglas
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2017-10-16
448
1787460614
9781787460614
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