I'll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

Michelle McNamara

nonfiction true crime challenging dark informative slow-paced

416 pages | first published 2018


A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer—the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade—from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. "You...
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