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The 1964 slaying of Kitty Genovese, the serial murders of the .22 Caliber Killer in 1980—they were two New York murder cases that shocked the nation. Now's your chance to investigate both, courtesy of bestselling author Catherine Pelonero.
The Lineup is giving away a signed set of Pelonero's true crime works. One lucky winner will receive a copy of the author's New York Times bestseller, Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and Its Private Consequences, and Pelonero's riveting account of the .22 Caliber Killer case, Absolute Madness: A True Story of a Serial Killer, Race, and a City Divided.
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About the Books
Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and Its Private Consequences
Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and Its Private Consequences retraces the life and death of Kitty Genovese, a young woman who in 1964 was stabbed to death outside her Queens, New York home. The case captured headlines when it was reported that multiple people had witnessed the attack, yet failed to come to the victim's aid or call police until after the killer had fled.
Pelonero draws from police reports, court documents, and firsthand interviews to craft a definitive account of the infamous slaying. The author also goes beyond the headlines to present a nuanced portrait of Kitty Genovese, an ambitious young woman struck down in the prime of her life, and Genovese's murderer, Winston Moseley, a family man who lived a secret life as a deadly individual.
Absolute Madness: A True Story of a Serial Killer, Race, and a City Divided
Absolute Madness: A True Story of a Serial Killer, Race, and a City Divided is the chilling account of Joseph Christopher, a white serial killer who in 1980 stalked black males in Buffalo, New York and New York City. Known as the .22-Caliber Killer, Christopher's brutal spree across the Empire State claimed multiple lives.
The killer was apprehended in 1981. Yet his capture was far from the end of the case. Racial divisions flared anew in response to lengthy prosecutions and judicial rulings, prompting cries of a double standard. Both a harrowing true crime account and a clear-eyed examination of race relations in America, Absolute Madness tracks one troubled man’s descent, and the failure of the American mental health system to answer his pleas for help.
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