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Female Serial Killers

How and Why Women Become Monsters

by Peter Vronsky

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Published by Berkley Trade .
Written in English


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Number of Pages496
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Open LibraryOL7505696M
ISBN 100425213900
ISBN 109780425213902
OCLC/WorldCa123390943


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