• Death by Cannibal Criminals With an Appetite for Murder

    Death by Cannibal Criminals With an Appetite for Murder
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    ISBN: 9780425276860
    Title: Death by Cannibal Criminals With an Appetite for Murder
    Author: DAVIDSON PETER

    Peter Davidson, the author of Homicide Miami, the true crime story that inspired the film Pain and Gain, compiles& the true stories of some of America's& most notorious cannibal& murderers.& They violated one of civilized society's most sacred taboos.They're an anathema even in the twisted world of serial murder. More frightening still, the cannibal killer has hidden behind a mask of normalcy, as witnessed in these shocking profiles of five American men who ate their victims& .& .& .Gary Heidnik, the financial wizard whose Philadelphia home was a dungeon of sexual slavery, torture, and diabolical feasts.Albert Fentress, a mild-mannered schoolteacher who lured a teenage boy into the inescapable darkness of his secret obsessions.John Weber, a country boy who found an outlet for his sick fantasies when he ate his teenage sister-in-law for dinner.Nathaniel Bar-Jonah, a portly gourmand and aspiring chef who allegedly shared the remains of his prey with unsuspecting friends.Marc Sappington, a high school dropout who aspired to outdo his idol, Jeffrey Dahmer, by embarking on a three-day feeding frenzy.Drawn from revealing interviews with family members, authorities, and the killers themselves, Death by Cannibal exposes the secrets behind the most fiendish compulsion of them all.Also--where does desire end and true crime begin? New details on the unprecedented case of Gilberto Valle, the New York City cop sentenced to life in prison for harboring only fantasies--of kidnapping up to a hundred women and of eating 'girl meat.'Includes photographsPraise for Peter Davidson's Homicide Miami& 'A first-rate true crime book necessarily requires two elements--a powerful and intriguing story, and a writer who can capture its soul. Homicide Miami has both. I highly recommend this story of murder and greed at their worst.' Vincent Bugliosi, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Helter Skelter and Divinity of Doubt& 'Torture murder for sex has, unfortunately, become yesterday's news. It is what serial killers are all about. Torture murder for money is rare. This is what gives Peter Davidson's new book its punch. The two main characters in this sordid drama of predatory psychopaths are the embodiment of what we mean by 'evil.' Lugo and especially Dorbal are poster children for the death penalty. But they are as fantastical for stupidity as they are for depravity. First a bungled murder, then a bungled theft and a bungled dismemberment, foiled when a woman's hair jams the killers' electric saw& .& .& . Davidson said his book is not for the squeamish. True. But once you start it you can't put it down.' Dr. Michael H. Stone, professor of clinical psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, and host of Most Evil on Investigation Discovery

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