Summary and Analysis of The Alienist

Summary and Analysis of The Alienist

Based on the Book by Caleb Carr

eBook - 2017
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This short summary and analysis of The Alienist includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Profiles of the main characters Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About The Alienist by Caleb Carr: In March of 1896, the mutilated body of a prostitute is found on the still-unfinished Williamsburg Bridge--the first discovery in what becomes a string of murders in Lower Manhattan. In an unorthodox move, Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt enlists a team to track the deranged serial killer: reporter John Schuyler Moore, with his deep knowledge of New York's criminal underground; alienist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a psychologist who specializes in psychopaths and criminals; and Sara Howard, a brave police department secretary. The group embarks on a groundbreaking endeavor of criminology--building the killer's profile based on the gory details of the crimes to track him down and put a stop to his carnage. An evocative literary thriller and New York Times bestseller, The Alienist is being developed for a television series--slated to premiere in late 2017.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Worth Books, [2017]
ISBN: 9781504019385
Branch Call Number: 813.009 Car
Description: 1 online resource (30 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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