American Predator

American Predator

The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century

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"Most of us have never heard of Israel Keyes. But he is one of the most ambitious, meticulous serial killers of modern time. The FBI considered his behavior unprecedented. Described by a prosecutor as "a force of pure evil," he was a predator who struck all over the United States. He buried "kill kits"-- cash, weapons, and body-disposal tools -- in remote locations across the country and over the course of fourteen years, would fly to a city, rent a car, and drive thousands of miles in order to use his kits. He would break into a stranger's house, abduct his victims in broad daylight, and kill and dispose of them in mere hours. And then he would return home, resuming life as a quiet, reliable construction worker devoted to his only daughter. When journalist Maureen Callahan first heard about Israel Keyes in 2012, she was captivated by how a killer of this magnitude could go undetected by law enforcement for over a decade. And so began a project that consumed her for the next several years--uncovering the true story behind how the FBI ultimately caught Israel Keyes, and trying to understand what it means for a killer like Keyes to exist."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Viking, [2019]
Copyright Date: ©2019
Branch Call Number: 364.15232 C
Characteristics: 285 pages ; 25 cm
ISBN: 9780525428640
052542864X

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