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Robert Graysmith

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in Pensacola, Florida, The United States
September 17, 1942

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Robert Graysmith was born in Pensacola, Florida as Robert Gray Smith. He changed his name to Graysmith in 1976.

Graysmith is a true-crime author of the books Zodiac; Zodiac Unmasked: The Identity of America's Most Elusive Serial Killer; Unabomber: A Desire to Kill; The Sleeping Lady: The Trailside Murders Above the Golden Gate; The Murder of Bob Crane: Who Killed the Star of Hogan's Heroes; The Bell Tower: The Case of Jack the Ripper Finally Solved; Amerithrax: The Hunt for the Anthrax Killer; The Laughing Gorilla: The True Story of the Hunt for One of America's First Serial Killers; and The Girl in Alfred Hitchcock's Shower .

Graysmith's latest book Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer--and of the Mysterious Fires That Bap
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My son found this at Barnes & Noble today when it jumped off the shelf at him. It's the 9th printing of the movie tie-in edition for Zodiac. Before the movie reset the count and switched the cover to be the movie poster, there were 41 printings, so this should be the 50th paperback printing in the U.S.!


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Zodiac

3.89 avg rating — 14,773 ratings — published 1986 — 27 editions
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Zodiac Unmasked: The Identi...

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The Girl in Alfred Hitchcoc...

2.53 avg rating — 233 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Auto Focus

3.46 avg rating — 165 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Black Fire: The True Story ...

3.20 avg rating — 143 ratings — published 2012 — 11 editions
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The Sleeping Lady: The Trai...

3.53 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 1990 — 5 editions
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The Bell Tower: The Case of...

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The Laughing Gorilla: A Tru...

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Unabomber: A Desire to Kill

3.19 avg rating — 47 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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“Criminals strike close to home just as the average person chooses stores where he shops daily.”
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