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From Simon & Schuster and Harold Schechter comes Deranged, the shocking true story of America's most fiendish killer. Schechter brings his expertise to the shocking true story of a murderer in the early 20th century.

Deranged reveals the true story behind the life and crimes of Albert Fish, a grandfatherly type who, in the 1930s, kidnapped and murdered countless children.

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Harold Schechter is a professor of American literature and culture. Renowned for his true-crime writing, he is the author of the nonfiction books Fatal, Fiend, Bestial, Deviant, Deranged, Depraved, and, with David Everitt, The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. He is also the author of Nevermore and The Hum Bug, the acclaimed historical novels featuring Edgar Allan Poe. He lives in New York State.

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  • Publisher: Gallery Books (October 1, 1998)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780671025458

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