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Boys enter the house : the victims of John Wayne Gacy and the lives they left behind / David Nelson.

Nelson, David, (author.).

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North Kansas City Public Library 364.1523 NELSON 2021 (Text) 0001002386959 Nonfiction New Checked out 11/12/2021

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-323).
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The Greyhound bus boy -- The poor side of town -- Class of 1973 -- All happy families -- Silly love songs -- In the company of homosexuals --The runaways -- Summerdale avenue -- Light and concrete -- The gallery of grief -- Boys coming home -- Remember me always -- Coda disco inferno.
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"As investigators brought out the bagged remains of several dozen young men from a small Chicago ranch home and paraded them in front of a crowd of TV reporters and spectators, attention quickly turned to the owner of the house. John Gacy was an upstanding citizen, active in local politics and charities, famous for his themed parties and appearances as Pogo the Clown. But in the winter of 1978-79, he became known as one of many so-called "sex murderers" who had begun gaining notoriety in the random brutality of the 1970s. As public interest grew rapidly, victims became footnotes and statistics, lives lost not just to violence, but to history."--Amazon.
Subject: Gacy, John Wayne.
Serial murders > Illinois > Chicago > Case studies.
Murderers > Illinois > Biography.
Murder > Illinois > Chicago > Case studies.
Male prostitution > Illinois > Chicago.
Murder victims > Illinois > Chicago > History > 20th century.
Chicago (Ill.) > History > 20th century.
Illinois > Chicago.
Genre: Biographies.

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