Zodiac Unmasked: The Identity of America's Most Elusive Serial Killer Revealed (Mass Market)
Robert Graysmith reveals the true identity of Zodiac—America's most elusive serial killer.
Between December 1968 and October 1969 a hooded serial killer called Zodiac terrorized San Francisco. Claiming responsibility for thirty-seven murders, he manipulated the media with warnings, dares, and bizarre cryptograms that baffled FBI code-breakers. Then as suddenly as the murders began, Zodiac disappeared into the Bay Area fog.
After painstaking investigation and more than thirty years of research, Robert Graysmith finally exposes Zodiac’s true identity. With overwhelming evidence he reveals the twisted private life that led to the crimes, and provides startling theories as to why they stopped. America’s greatest unsolved mystery has finally been solved.
INCLUDES PHOTOS AND A COMPLETE REPRODUCTION OF ZODIAC’S LETTERS
About the Author
Robert Graysmith is the New York Times bestselling author of several true crime novels including Zodiac, Zodiac Unmasked, Auto Focus, and Amerithrax. The major motion pictures Zodiac and Auto Focus are based on his books. A San Francisco Chronicle political cartoonist and artist for fifteen years, he lives in San Francisco.
“A SCARY AND DISTURBING ACCOUNT OF PURE EVIL.”—Booklist
“FASCINATING...LIKE READING A BRAND NEW MYSTERY.”—Inspector Dave Toschi
“[GRAYSMITH’S] ACCESS IS AS GOOD AS IT GETS. A meticulous reconstruction of the way the case evolved. By far the best book on the subject of the Zodiac murders.”—New York Press