Fiend: The Shocking True Story Of America's Youngest Serial Killer [Audiobook]

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Fiend: The Shocking True Story Of America's Youngest Serial Killer [Audiobook]
English | ASIN: B07MQ6Y59P | 2019 | [email protected] kbps | ~11:21:00 | 323 MB


Harold Schechter, Kyle Tait (Narrator), "Fiend: The Shocking True Story Of America's Youngest Serial Killer"

A monster preyed upon the children of 19th-century Boston. His crimes were appalling - and yet he was little more than a child himself.

When 14-year-old Jesse Pomeroy was arrested in 1874, a nightmarish reign of terror over an unsuspecting city came to an end. "The Boston Boy Fiend" was imprisoned at last. But the complex questions sparked by his ghastly crime spree - the hows and whys of vicious juvenile crime - were as relevant in the so-called Age of Innocence as they are today.

Jesse Pomeroy was outwardly repellent in appearance, with a gruesome "dead" eye; inside, he was deformed beyond imagining. A sexual sadist of disturbing precocity, he satisfied his atrocious appetites by abducting and torturing his child victims. But soon, the teenager's bloodlust gave way to another obsession: murder.

Harold Schechter, whose true-crime masterpieces are "well-documented nightmares for anyone who dares to look" (Peoria Journal Star), brings his acclaimed mix of compelling storytelling, brilliant insight, and fascinating historical documentation to Fiend - an unforgettable account from the annals of American crime.

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