The Stranger Beside Me

Planet Ann Rule, LLC
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 Utterly unique in its astonishing intimacy, as jarringly frightening as when it first appeared, Ann Rule's The Stranger Beside Me defies our expectation that we would surely know if a monster lived among us, worked alongside of us, appeared as one of us. With a slow chill that intensifies with each heart-pounding page, Rule describes her dawning awareness that Ted Bundy, her sensitive coworker on a crisis hotline, was one of the most prolific serial killers in America. He would confess to killing at least thirty-six young women from coast to coast, and was eventually executed for three of those cases.

Drawing from their correspondence that endured until shortly before Bundy's death, and striking a seamless balance between her deeply personal perspective and her role as a crime reporter on the hunt for a savage serial killer -- the brilliant and charismatic Bundy, the man she thought she knew -- Rule changed the course of true-crime literature with this unforgettable chronicle.

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Publisher
Planet Ann Rule, LLC
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Published on
Dec 24, 2013
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Pages
512
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ISBN
9781940018133
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Language
English
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Genres
True Crime / General
True Crime / Murder / General
True Crime / Murder / Serial Killers
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This content is DRM protected.
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