The Grim Sleeper
The Lost Women of South Central
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One of the best true crime books of all time --Time magazine
The inside story of one of the notorious and elusive serial killer who stalked the vulnerable, the young, and the ignored in 1980s Los Angeles--and then returned decades later to kill again.
The Grim Sleeper was one of the most brutal serial killers in California history, preying on the women of South Central for decades. No one knows this story better than Christine Pelisek, the reporter who followed it for more than ten years. Based on extensive interviews, reportage, and information never released to the public, The Grim Sleeper
captures the long, bumpy road to justice in one of the most startling true crime stories of our generation from his violent first crime while serving in the US Army to his inevitable death in prison. As seen on Investigation Discovery's true-crime documentary The Grim Sleeper: Mind of a Monster
Counterpoint LLC, 9781619027244, 325pp.
Publication Date: June 13, 2017
About the Author
Christine Pelisek is an award-winning journalist who's a senior writer with People Magazine. She received a Certificate of Appreciation from the City of Los Angeles for her work on the Grim Sleeper case. She lives in Los Angeles.