Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit

Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit

He has hunted some of the most notorious and sadistic criminals of our time: The Trailside Killer in San Francisco, the Atlanta Child murderer. He has confronted, interviewed and researched dozens of serial killers and assassins, including Charles Manson, Richard Speck, John Wayne Gacy, and James Earl Ray - for a landmark study to understand their motives. To get inside their minds. He is Special Agent John Douglas, the model for law enforcement legend Jack Crawford in Thomas Harris's thrillers Red Dragon and The Silence of the Lambs, and the man who ushered in a new age in behavorial science and criminal profiling. Recently retired after twenty-five years of service, John Douglas can finally tell his unique and compelling story.

Title:Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780671528904

    Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit Reviews

  • Lightreads

    So John Douglas is great when he’s talking about serial rape and child murder, and then he’s intensely obnoxious when he’s talking about anything else. So I guess it’s a good thing he mostly t...

  • Kemper

    This review is going to be as much about comparing it to the new Netflix series as it is the book itself. You have been warned.John Douglas was a FBI agent who spent most of his career working for its...

  • Carol

    If you’re a true crime reader in the US, Mindhunter is a must-read of greatest hits. Be forewarned, though, that Douglas is an almost unbearable horse’s a$$, lacking even the slightest self-awaren...

  • ?Misericordia? ~ The Serendipity Aegis ~  ?????? ????

    Ok, this is pure wow. The fact that the author doesn't adopt the 'holier than thou stance' so common with law enforcement makes this an extremely enjoyable as well as worthwhile read.Q:In high school,...

  • Johann (jobis89)

    “Behavior reflects personality. The best indicator of future violence is past violence. To understand the "artist", you must study his "art". The crime must be evaluated in its totality. There is no...

  • Wendy'sThoughts

    6/4/2019-UPDATE ‘Mindhunter’ Season 2: Charlize Theron Says August Debut, Plus Son of Sam Confirmed to AppearCharlize Theron is one of the Executive Producers of Mindhunter and during an interview...

  • Maria Espadinha

    Think Like One and Get ThemWhat's that "thing" that thinks like a criminal, walks like a criminal, talks like a criminal, but doesn't (hopefully) act like a criminal ??????????????????????????????????...

  • ?    jamieson   ?

    the mindhunter tv show on netflix has literally both made and ruined my lifei have so much uni work but all i can do is watch netflixlisten buzzfeed unsolves: true crime JUST ended and mindhunter come...

  • Gary

    I purchased this book recently having read the rave reviews received for the series of the same name on Netflix. I am an avid thriller reader and fascinated by most things related to crime so found th...

  • Maria Espadinha

    How To Be A Criminal ProfilerImagine yourself thinking like a criminal!The moment you'll start doing it, it's like grabbing the key to the safe where he hides all his secret, devilish plans.You're gon...