Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Larry and Danny Ranes: Serial Killers in the Same Family


Special thanks to Anne Holcomb for her assistance with newspaper archives at the Kalamazoo Gazette Library and to Dr. Conrad Hilberry for his suggestions.

Garbarino, James.  Lost Boys: Why Our Sons turn Violent and How We Can Save Them.  New York: The Free Press, 1999.

Hesse, Herman.  Steppenwolf. 1927. Picador, 2002.

Hilberry, Conrad.  Luke Karamazov. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1987.

Newton, Michael The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. Checkmark Books, 2nd Edition, 2006.

Articles from The Kalamazoo Gazette, 1964 and 1972-1981.

Interview with Hilberry in Tamaqua, 1995.

Personal interview with Conrad Hilberry.

Moffat, Gregory. A Violent Heart.  Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002.

Niehoff, Debra. The Biology of Violence.

Schlesinger, Louis.  Sexual Murder: Catathymic and Compulsive Homicides.  Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2004.

Smith, Helen. The Scarred Heart: Understanding and Identifying Kids who Kill. Callisto, 2000.

Private correspondence with a prisoner in the Michigan system.


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