Making a Monster: Jesse Pomeroy, the Boy Murderer of 1870s Boston

Book:  Making a Monster
by Dawn Keetley

In this book, Dawn Keetley details the story of Pomeroy's crimes.  She explores two reigning theories of the cause at the time and then offers a new theory... "  "If there has been a more thoroughly researched or more effectively contextualized or more perceptive or more illuminating historical case study of an early psychopath or serial killer, I am not aware of it." -- Daniel A Cohen