The most dangerous animal of all: searching for my father ... and finding the Zodiac Killer

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[2014]
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An explosive and historic New York Times bestseller of true crime and an emotionally powerful and revelatory memoir of a man whose ten-year search for his biological father leads to a chilling discovery: His father is one of the most notorious-and still at large-serial killers in America&;THE BASIS FOR A 4-PART FX DOCUMENTARY MINISERIES.&;I promise that you&;ve never read anything like The Most Dangerous Animal of All. Mesmerizing from the first page, the story includes a shattering surprise that will sear itself in your memory. Be prepared to read non-stop; this really is a book you won&;t be able to put down.&;  &;Jeff Guinn, author of Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson

Soon after his birthmother contacted him for the first time at the age of thirty-nine, adoptee Gary L. Stewart decided to search for his biological father. It was a quest that would lead him to a horrifying truth and force him to reconsider everything he thought he knew about himself and his world. Written with award-winning author and journalist Susan D. Mustafa, The Most Dangerous Animal of All tells the story of Stewart&;s decade-long hunt for his father following a complex trail of startling twists and connections. Combing through government records and news reports and through conversations with his father&;s relatives and friends, Stewart turns up a host of clues, including forensic evidence, identifying his father as one of the most infamous and still-wanted serial killers in American history.

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subject_facetAdoptees -- United States -- Biography
Birthfathers -- United States -- Identification -- Case studies
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Serial murderers -- California -- Biography
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title_displayThe most dangerous animal of all : searching for my father ... and finding the Zodiac Killer
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Birthparents
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Serial murderers
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