SEX CRIMES. Ten Years on the FrontLines Prosecuting Rapists and Confronting Their Collaborators.
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New York: Random House, 1993. As a front line prosecutor and then as chief of the Special Victims Bureau in the Queens District Attorney's Office in New York City, Alice Vachss specialized in cases of rape, incest, and child abuse. Here, she recounts her career and in the process offers a searing indictment of our justice system. Harrrowing cases, among them the predatory pedophile who headed a boys' club to get closer to his victims; the serial rapist who terrorized the city as "The Stalker"; and the violent incest offender who tortured his "property" (his own daughter) for more than a dozen years. The author is the wife of novelist Andrew Vachss. First edition. A near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket.