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Eliot Ness and the mad butcher : hunting America's deadliest unidentified serial killer at the dawn of modern criminology

by Collins, Max Allan (Author), Schwartz, A. Brad (Author)

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"In the spirit of Devil in the White City and Furious Hours comes the haunting true story of Eliot Ness's forgotten final case-his years-long hunt for "The Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run," a serial killer who terrorized Cleveland through the 1936 World Fair"-- Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Untouchable
  • Public safety. The dark city ; An impossible mission ; Showdown ; The mad butcher ; This is a raid! ; The butcher's meat ; Perfect victims
  • The unknowns. Hero of the hour ; A modern Dracula ; Who will be next? ; Doctor X ; Butcher paper ; Good riddance ; Mystery man ; Right-hand man ; A new suspect ; The right man? ; That's the man ; Whatever became of Eliot Ness? ; The heat is on ; EN-3
  • Private sector. Social evil ; The old restlessness ; Vote yes for Ness ; Head man Ness ; You should write a book ; Valuable citizen
  • Epilogue: A modern myth
  • An informal afterword.
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