An interesting book because of it's legal history. Ten years after it was originally published, a triple-murder was committed by a man named James Perry who used this book as his guide for the murder. The publisher, Paladin Press, was sued by the family of the victim and eventually settled out of court. They agreed to destroy all remaining copies of the book and never publish it again. Interestingly, this placed it in the public domain where it is now available on dozens of websites for free. Represents an important free-speech case.
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