By John E. Douglas, Mark Olshaker
From mythical FBI profiler John Douglas and Mark Olshaker — authors of the nonfiction overseas bestsellers Mindhunter, trip into Darkness, and Obsession — comes an unheard of, insightful examine the foundation of all crime.
each crime is a secret tale with a reason at its middle. With the intense perception he dropped at his well known paintings contained in the FBI's elite serial-crime unit, John Douglas items jointly reasons at the back of violent sociopathic habit. He not just takes us into the darkest recesses of the minds of arsonists, hijackers, bombers, poisoners, assassins, serial killers, and mass murderers, but in addition the probably traditional those that by surprise kill their households or pass on a rampage within the office.
Douglas identifies the delinquent character, displaying wonderful similarities and changes between numerous sorts of lethal offenders. He additionally tracks the innovative escalation of these criminals' sociopathic habit. His research of such diversified killers as Lee Harvey Oswald, Theodore Kaczynski, and Timothy McVeigh is gripping, yet extra importantly, is helping us the way to expect power violent habit earlier than it's too past due.
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Extra resources for Anatomy of Motive: The FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Explores the Key to Understanding and Catching Violent Criminals
Flemmi wanted no part of joining the Mafia, however, and resisted the recruitment drive. For one thing, he didn’t like the brutal Zannino, who was capable of hugging you one moment and blowing your brains out the next. The same could be said for Angiulo. Besides, Flemmi had Rico, and Rico had Flemmi. Given the gang war and all the shifting alliances, Flemmi’s life was always up for grabs. ” Flemmi grew to rely on Rico to alert him to any trouble the FBI might have picked up from other informants.
At some level Connolly would always stay a poor city kid looking for acceptance in a hardscrabble world, permanently susceptible to the macho mystique of Whitey Bulger. ■ ■ ■ When John Connolly was a toddler on O’Callahan Way, Whitey Bulger was already tailgating merchandise off the back of delivery trucks in Boston’s minority neighborhoods. He was thirteen years old when first charged with larceny and moved on quickly to assault and battery as well as robbery, somehow avoiding reform school. But he was nevertheless targeted by the Boston Police, who frequently sent him and his fresh mouth home more battered than they’d found him.
Like all mobsters, Bulger worked the underworld’s night shift, starting out in the early afternoon and ending in the wee hours. He presented a studied, icy detachment for those in his world but a small smile for his mother’s aging friends at the project, where he would hold doors for them and tip his hat. For a time he delivered holiday turkeys to families in need at Old Harbor. In his own way he remained devoted to his family and was fiercely protective of Billy. When their mother died in 1980, Whitey kept a low profile for his brother’s sake, fearing that a news photographer would put him and the new president of the Massachusetts state senate in the same frame on page 1.
Anatomy of Motive: The FBI's Legendary Mindhunter Explores the Key to Understanding and Catching Violent Criminals by John E. Douglas, Mark Olshaker