Zodiac

Zodiac

Book - 2007
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A "San Francisco Chronicle" reporter provides an account of the series of unsolved murders committed in California from 1968 to the early seventies in which letters were sent to the "Chronicle," announcing the crimes and signed with a symbol from the Zodiac.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Berkley Books,, [2007]
Edition: Berkley mass-market movie tie-in edition.
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9780425212189
0425212181
Branch Call Number: 364.15232 GR
Characteristics: 355 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 18 cm

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patch666
Dec 03, 2017

Great for kids !!!!! :)

Marlowe Jan 09, 2016

If you're interested in the Zodiac murders, or true crime in general, this is a great book. Its best if you're familiar with the crimes, but not necessary. Graysmith is the essential writer, having been living in San Francisco during the original murders, he became deeply invested in finding the identity of the Zodiac. Here, Graysmith outlines the crimes and the possibilities, but gives the suspects pseudonyms. I'm sure you'll finish wanting to know more, which is great because Graysmith follows up with another book!

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steinie73
Sep 13, 2009

I don't know why I read this whole book. The writing is mediocre. The diary style is inconsistent. The facts about the Zodiac killer investigations are interesting enough in the beginning, but the book loses focus. If Graysmith would have focused on a particular aspect--the actual crimes, the identity of Zodiac, the bungled investigation--the book might have worked.

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