I'll be gone in the dark : one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer
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Flynn, Gillian, 1971- writer of introduction.
Oswalt, Patton, 1969- writer of afterword.
Published
New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018].
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
xvi, 328 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits, facsimiles ; 24 cm.
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 364.1532 MCNAMAR 2018

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Language
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ISBN
9780062319784, 0062319787

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"Framed by an introduction by Gillian Flynn and an afterword by her husband, Patton Oswalt, the book was completed by Michelle's lead researcher and a close colleague [Paul Haynes]."--Amazon.com.
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"A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer--the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade--from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some of the best detectives in the area. Three decades later, Michelle McNamara, a true crime journalist who created the popular website TrueCrimeDiary.com, was determined to find the violent psychopath she called "the Golden State Killer." Michelle pored over police reports, interviewed victims, and embedded herself in the online communities that were as obsessed with the case as she was. At the time of the crimes, the Golden State Killer was between the ages of eighteen and thirty, Caucasian, and athletic--capable of vaulting tall fences. He always wore a mask. After choosing a victim--he favored suburban couples--he often entered their home when no one was there, studying family pictures, mastering the layout. He attacked while they slept, using a flashlight to awaken and blind them. Though they could not recognize him, his victims recalled his voice: a guttural whisper through clenched teeth, abrupt and threatening."--Amazon.com.
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APA Citation (style guide)

McNamara, M., Flynn, G., & Oswalt, P. (2018). I'll be gone in the dark: one woman's obsessive search for the Golden State Killer (First edition.). Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McNamara, Michelle, 1970-2016, Gillian Flynn and Patton Oswalt. 2018. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer. New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McNamara, Michelle, 1970-2016, Gillian Flynn and Patton Oswalt. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer New York, NY: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McNamara, Michelle, Gillian Flynn, and Patton Oswalt. I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer First edition., Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018.

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