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Hunting the American Terrorist: The FBI's War on Homegrown Terror

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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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Kathleen
Feb 07, 2009 Kathleen rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I'm the co-author of this book, and I'm giving it five stars! :-)
Christie Bane
Sep 29, 2015 Christie Bane rated it really liked it
This book was written by two of the FBI agents involved with the hunt and capture of the Unabomber. It started a little slow, and at times read more like a description of the daily work life of an FBI agent than like the gripping thriller it turned into once I got fifty or so pages in. Having spent some time as a federal employee, I found the description of federal employee life very familiar (even though these guys are at a much higher level than I ever was) and fairly entertaining. They had to ...more
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Jun 02, 2012 Saul rated it liked it
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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.
A. Thurman
Apr 16, 2012 A. Thurman rated it really liked it
Not as in depth as I would have hoped, but it's a quick introduction to the psychology of the "lone wolf" terrorist (Kazynski, McVeigh, Rudolph).
Pamela Hudson
Feb 19, 2013 Pamela Hudson rated it it was amazing
These profilers are brilliant. This book reads as excitingly as any top- notch fiction crime thriller and is as well written I recommend it highly
Anthony
Jul 10, 2012 Anthony rated it it was amazing
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Wow! I loved this book!
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