50th out of 50 books — 66 voters
Hunting the American Terrorist: The FBI's War on Homegrown Terror
The bombs were perfect. The metal he'd so painstakingly cast glimmered in the dim light of the cabin. The hickory wood on the flipper switch was smooth and well shaped. The chemical compound had been perfected, and the target selected. All that remained was to wrap them in heavy paper and add the addresses and the stamps. After a hiatus of over six years from his deadly mi...more
Hardcover, first, 294 pages
Published September 5th 2007 by History Publishing Co LLC
(first published September 5th 2006)
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My only big criticism is that the writing style is a bit uneven, but that's understandable having been penned by different FBI agents who were involved directly with the cases under discussion. Nonetheless, it's a fascinating read, and offers insight into cases where lone wolf terrorists threatened the security of the US.