ZodiacBook - 2007 | Berkley mass-market movie tie-in edition.
A sexual sadist, he took pleasure in torture and murder. His first victims were a teenage couple, stalked and shot dead in a lovers' lane. After another slaying, he sent his first mocking note to authorities, promising he would kill more. The official tally of his victims was six. He claimed thirty-seven dead. The real toll may have reached fifty.
Robert Graysmith was on staff at the San Francisco Chronicle in 1969 when Zodiac first struck, triggering in the resolute reporter an unrelenting obsession with seeing the hooded killer brought to justice. In this gripping account of Zodiac's eleven-month reign of terror, Graysmith reveals hundreds of facts previously unreleased, including the complete text of the killer's letters.
From Library Staff
A few films have been based off of the mysterious Zodiac killer. (One of them was Dirty Harry. You might have heard of it.) The 2007 David Fincher film takes its cues from the 1986 Graysmith true crime book, where he assembled a case against the man he was convinced was responsible for the string... Read More »