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The Mad Bomber of New York

The Extraordinary True Story of the Manhunt That Paralyzed a City

by Michael M. Greenburg

Hardcover, 316 pages, Sterling Pub Co Inc, List Price: $22.95 |

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The Mad Bomber of New York
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The Extraordinary True Story of the Manhunt That Paralyzed a City
Author
Michael M. Greenburg

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Documents the true story of a manhunt for the "Mad Bomber," who between 1940 and 1957 placed 33 bombs in high-traffic New York City locations including Grand Central Station, Radio City Music Hall and Macy's, in an account that also marks the beginning of modern criminal profiling.

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George Metesky, who confessed to being the "Mad Bomber," looks through the bars of his cell at the Waterbury, Conn., Police Station. Judd Mehlman/New York Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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A 16-Year Hunt For New York's 'Mad Bomber'
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