Weird Crime

Weird Crime


Book - 2015
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"Every day, new and strange cases of violence and crime spring up throughout the world. In this collection of strange stories, the Associated Press examines the furthest edge of society's criminal behavior, cults - and their obsessive, egomaniacal leaders. Many of these stories unfold under normal circumstances: people looking to believe in something greater and seeking somewhere to belong. From the "friendly" sci-fi cult led by Marshall Applewhite to the group led by Beatles-loving Charles Manson, the faces of cult crime emerge. What drives people to embrace cults and their sometimes criminal behavior? AP journalists and photographers take a first-hand look at the world's most famous cases of doomsday cults."--Back cover.
Publisher: [Miami, Florida] :, Mango Media in collaboration with The Associated Press,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781633530447
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 Wei
Characteristics: 166 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Cults


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