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Thursday, November 3, 2005

Ann Rule Sucks

Posted by on November 3 at 11:32 AM

The cover for Ann Rule’s new paperback on the Green River Killer, Green River, Running Red (no comment on the title), is unforgivably sick.


Not just that it’s sexy, but most of the women Gary Ridgway murdered were not at all glamourous—they were often poor, addicted to hard drugs, and running away from broken homes. The leggy woman on the cover obscures (for the sake of a quick profit) the harsh class realities of the Green River nightmare.