Lady Killers

Lady Killers

Deadly Women Throughout History

Book - 2017
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Based on the popular online series that appeared on Jezebel and The Hairpin, this thrilling and entertaining compendium explores the crimes and history of 14 female serial killers, and then proceeds to unpack her legacy and her portrayal in the media, as well as the stereotypes and sexist clichés that inevitably surround her.
Publisher: New York, New York : Harper Perennial, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780062433732
Characteristics: xvi, 316, 15 pages :,illustrations ;,21 cm.

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Feb 14, 2018

This book was interesting to me as I’ve heard many stories about female serial killers through watching Investigation Discovery’s “Deadly Women” but have discovered many cases I hadn’t heard of through this book and the facts and fiction gets divided up and analyzed quite well. The author looks at misperceptions and confronts the killers head on in a refreshing and oftentimes entertaining way that keeps you reading along.

LPL_MeredithW Dec 18, 2017

This book was so interesting! In 14 fascinating chapters, Telfer recounts the tale of mostly forgotten female serial killers from medieval Europe right up through twentieth-century Kansas. I listened to this on Hoopla audio and thoroughly enjoyed it (that's not weird, right?).

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