The Resource The avenue of the giants, (electronic resource)

The avenue of the giants, (electronic resource)

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The avenue of the giants
Title
The avenue of the giants
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Based on a true story, this delves into the mind of a murderer. The Avenue of the Giants follows Al Kenner as he progresses from antisocial adolescent to full-fledged serial killer in the turbulent 1960s and '70s. A giant at over seven feet tall with an IQ higher than Einstein's, Al was never ordinary. His life is tainted by his parents' divorce and his mother's abusive behavior, and it takes a chilling turn on the day of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Al spends five years in a psychiatric hospital, and although he convinces the staff that he is of sound mind, he continues to harbor vicious impulses. He goes on to lead a double life-befriending the Santa Cruz, California police chief and contemplating marrying his daughter, all the while committing a series of brutal murders. Delving into the mind of this complex killer, this novel by the prize-winning author of The Officers' Ward was inspired by the real-life case of Edmund Kemper, and powerfully evokes an America torn between the pacifism of the hippie movement and the violence of Vietnam
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Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dugain, Marc
Dewey number
843/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Serial murders
  • Historical fiction
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The avenue of the giants, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609452117
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12590285
Publisher number
MWT12590285
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The avenue of the giants, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609452117
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12590285
Publisher number
MWT12590285
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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