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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (255 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Jonathan Kellerman Narrator: Richard Gilliland Publisher: Phoenix Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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As the recent tragedies in Oregon, Arkansas, and Colorado Have shown, children as young as eight years old are capable of murder and violence. No community is safe from this tragic phenomenon, and experts ranging from law enforcement officials to guidance counselors are confused and conflicted about how to approach it. Now best-selling novelist Jonathan Kellerman returns to his roots as a scientist and child psychologist to dissect a problem that is attacking the core of our society: dangerous children who, in all likelihood, will grow up to be dangerous adults.

Kellerman explores the nature v. nurture theory, discusses the legal and psychological ramification of treating such children as adult criminals, and tackles, with surprising results, the popular idea that violence in the media is to blame. More than a crash course in understanding the Hows and whys of this issue, Savage Spawn is a controversial study that will engender much needed discussion. Download and start listening now!


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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by David | 1/8/2014

    " Memo to self: In the future, try to remember that Reflections is the official publishers' euphemism for Ramblings. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jonna Doughty | 12/6/2013

    " This was quite thought-provoking, and also mad me a bit sad. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Terri | 12/3/2013

    " An interesting, thought provoking book on psychopathy by Jonathan Kellerman. I must say I don't agree with his solution to the problem of violent youth, in fact, he scares me more than the children he writes about scare me. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Rachel Goulde | 8/27/2013

    " Keeps you on your toes and guessing who done it? "

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