Mary Papenfuss - Killer Dads

Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 7:00pm

No crime is more horrific than a child’s murder at the hands of a parent. Veteran journalist Mary Papenfuss combines research, interviews, and detailed profiles of this troubling American crime. Often shocking, Killer Dads ($19.00) provides disturbing insights into the dark forces that can turn family dynamics into the worst imaginable nightmare.


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Killer Dads: The Twisted Drives That Compel Fathers to Murder Their Own Kids Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616147433
Availability: Special Order
Published: Prometheus Books - June 11th, 2013

No crime is as horrific, as mesmerizingly perplexing, as a child's murder at the hands of a parent. In most cases, the perpetrator is the father. A veteran journalist explores five examples of "family annihilators" in this troubling snapshot of American crime twisted by the dark trajectory of machismo in economically stressful times.