Murderers Sane & Mad

Murderers Sane & Mad

Miriam Allen DeFord / Dec 15, 2019

Murderers Sane Mad None

  • Title: Murderers Sane & Mad
  • Author: Miriam Allen DeFord
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 165
  • Format: Paperback
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      • Miriam Allen DeFord

        Miriam Allen deFord August 21, 1888 February 22, 1975 was an American writer.Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she worked as a newspaper reporter for a time and, in the early 1900s, was also a campaigner and disseminator of birth control information to women She spent perhaps the most energy in mystery fiction and science fiction Hence she did several anthologies in the mystery world She also had interest in historical crime or criminals In 1968 she wrote The Real Bonnie and Clyde She also wrote The Overbury Affair which involves events during the reign of James I of Britain For the latter work she received a 1961 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Fact Crime book She also worked for the magazine The Humanist.However, in 1949 The Magazine of Fantasy Science Fiction began with Anthony Boucher as editor Anthony Boucher wrote science fiction and fantasy, but also garnered attention in the mystery field as well This gave his magazine some cross over appeal to mystery writers like Ms deFord Hence much of her science fiction would appear first in Boucher s magazine Her stories there dealt with themes like nuclear devastation, alienation, and sexual roles Her two collections are Elsewhere, Elsewhen, Elsehow and Xenogenesis She also edited an anthology of stories mixing science fiction with mystery called Space, Time, and Crime.DeFord was also a passionate Fortean, a follower of Charles Fort, and did fieldwork for him DeFord is mentioned in Fort s book Lo Shortly before her death in 1975, Fortean writer Loren Coleman visited Ms deFord frequently and interviewed her about her earlier interactions with Fort and her trips to Chico, California, to investigate the case of a poltergeist rock thrower on Fort s behalf.DeFord died February 22, 1975 at her longtime home, The Ambassador Hotel at 55 Mason Street in San Francisco.


    1. The only case Mrs. Deford failed to write about was Ed Gein's. Otherwise it is a really interesting and thorough study on psychopaths and their murderous motivations. I noticed that in about eight or nine of the thirteen cases those personalities were the product of an upbringing by overprotective, fussy and sometimes domineering mothers. After their parents' deaths they were left alone in the world with no caring relatives who would help them in any possible way. They were left alone to fend fo [...]

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