About the Author
James W. Clarke is University Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Arizona, former Fulbright Scholar, and occasional consultant to the U.S. Secret Service. He is the author of a number of articles that have appeared in leading academic journals, and five nonfiction books on violent crime.
One of his books, American Assassins: The Darker Side of Politics is a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”, and another, Last Rampage: The Escape of Gary Tison, an Arizona Daily Star “Best Books of the Southwest” selection, is described in best-selling author, Bill James,’ recent survey of the true crime literature as one of the six best books in the genre. Now a major motion picture starring Robert Patrick and Heather Graham!
The paperback edition of his most recent book, Defining Danger: American Assassins and the New Domestic Terrorists closes with an epilogue on Jared Loughner, Gabrielle Giffords’ would-be assassin.
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