The Extraordinary True Story of the Manhunt That Paralyzed a City
Union Square Press
On Sale: April 5, 2011
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Between 1940 and 1957, 33 bombs--strategically placed in
Grand Central, Penn Station, Radio City Music Hall, Macy's
and other populous areas of New York--paralyzed the city,
sending shockwaves of fear through an unsuspecting public.
George Metesky, the “Mad Bomber,” unleashed a reign of
terror that reverberated through America's social, legal,
and political landscape, ultimately spurring the birth of
modern criminal profiling when a crime psychiatrist was
called in to assist in the manhunt. Compelling historical
true crime, The Mad Bomber of New York is the gripping tale
of two individuals engaged in a deadly game of
hide-and-seek, with the city of New York caught in the
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