So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Deviant: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein, the Original "Psycho" tells you what you need to know-before or after you read Harold Schechter's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Deviant includes: -Historical context -Chapter-by-chapter overviews -Profiles of the main characters -Detailed timeline of key events -Important quotes and analysis -Fascinating trivia -Glossary of terms -Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original workAbout Deviant: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein, the Original "Psycho" by Harold Schechter: This true-crime classic profiles Ed Gein, the murderer and grave robber whose crimes inspired the films Psycho, The Silence of the Lambs, and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. Ed Gein was a mildmannered midwestern farmhand-until his horrific crimes were uncovered. After a failed attempt to dig up the grave of his dead mother, Gein became a grave robber and then a murderer. What he did with the bodies of his victims was disturbing and gory beyond all imagination, and it leaves no doubt about what Ed Gein really was: the original psycho. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.
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