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Author Burgess, Ann Wolbert, author.

Title A killer by design : murderers, mindhunters, and my quest to decipher the criminal mind / by Ann Wolbert Burgess & Steven Matthew Constantine.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Hachette Books, 2021.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  364.3 BUR    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Adult Nonfiction  364.3 BUR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  364.3 BUR    AVAILABLE
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Description 308 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: It starts with a test -- When the FBI calls -- The bomb shelter -- Profiling the profilers -- Reading the crime scene -- A female killer -- The kidnapping of Missy Ackerman -- Victimology 101 -- Beneath the mask -- "There's no cookbook" -- A deeper look -- Fantasy or reality -- You can't have both -- Patterns of dismemberment -- Reading between the lines -- Bind them, torture them, kill them -- Ego will be your downfall -- Gazing into the abyss -- The monster within.
Summary "A behind-the-scenes look at the creation and development of the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit, written by the pioneering forensic nurse who transformed the way the FBI studies, profiles, and catches serial killers"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Burgess, Ann Wolbert.
FBI Academy. Behavioral Science Unit -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
FBI Academy. Behavioral Science Unit -- History.
Psychiatric nurses -- United States -- Biography.
Forensic nursing -- United States -- History.
Criminal behavior, Prediction of -- United States -- History.
Serial murder investigation -- United States -- History.
Serial murderers -- United States -- Psychology.
Added Author Constantine, Steven Matthew, author.
ISBN 9780306924866 (hc.)
0306924862 (hc.)
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