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Monster : Inside the Mind of Aileen Wuornos
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Told in her own words, this is the story of serial killer Aileen Wuornos, who was portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Charlize Theron in the film Monster. There have been few female serial killers, but Aileen Wuornos, who was executed in 2002, was a remarkable example of this rare breed of death row inmate. All too often, female prostitutes have been the victims of male serial killers--Wuornos' killings were the inverse of this pattern. After escaping an abusive childhood at the hands of her grandparents, she became a child prostitute, progressing into a disastrous adulthood of prostitution and damaging affairs with both men and women. Her eventual metamorphosis from victim to attacker had brutal consequences--a stream of dead men. This is her story, as told to Christopher Berry-Dee, editor of The New Criminologist and director of Britain's Criminology Research Center.

  • ISBN-13: 9781844542376
  • ISBN-10: 1844542378
  • Publisher: John Blake
  • Publish Date: August 2004
  • Dimensions: 7.74 x 5.08 x 0.65 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.42 pounds
  • Page Count: 238