Man's Laughter: Anatomy of a Manhunt by Richard Lee Fulgham
Approx. 136,630 words.
Published on August 20, 2012.
A Georgia State Trooper is shot dead at three a.m. on an old highway between Atlanta and Columbus.
A panicked killer flees into the woods and two hours later a manhunt is launched.
But this manhunt isn't what we imagine. This one is unnerving for hunted, hunters and us.
For "Moby Dick's Captain Ahab is not so mad as the enigmatic Captain Lathrop stalking his prey like a tiger stalking a child.