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The laughing gorilla: a true story of police corruption and murder

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During the 1920s, in more than a dozen cities, over four years, and across two continents, women were being butchered. Eyewitneses claim the perpetrator was a hulking Bible-carrying brute who lumbered on all fours, and laughed maniacally with each new slaughter.

The crimes haunted San Francisco Police Captain Charles Dullea, the last honest cop in one of the most notoriously corrupt departments in the country. But nothing could have prepared Dullea for where the case- and the truth-would take him.
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The crimes haunted San Francisco Police Captain Charles Dullea, the last honest cop in one of the most notoriously corrupt departments in the country. But nothing could have prepared Dullea for where the case- and the truth-would take him.
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subject_facetDullea, Charles W., -- 1889-1966
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Police chiefs -- California -- San Francisco
Serial murder investigation -- California -- San Francisco
Serial murderers -- Biography
title_displayThe laughing gorilla : a true story of police corruption and murder
title_fullThe Laughing Gorilla A True Story of Police Corruption and Murder
The laughing gorilla : a true story of police corruption and murder / Robert Graysmith
title_shortThe laughing gorilla
title_suba true story of police corruption and murder
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Dullea, Charles W
Gordon, Harry
Nelson, Earle Leonard
Nonfiction
Police chiefs
Serial murder investigation
Serial murderers
Sociology
True Crime