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The Silence of the Lambs Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 11 - 15 Summary

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Chapters 11 - 15 Summary

Chapter 11: Buffalo Bill has five known victims. As Starling reads his file, she learns that he abducts women, keeps them alive for a week, and then kills them, skins them, and dumps their bodies in the river. Each victim has been found in a different state. Starling looks at the photographs of the dead bodies and resolves to do all she can to help catch the killer. Crawford and his men are the best at catching serial killers. Starling notices the look in Crawford's eye; he is on the hunt. Crawford pulls out a map and shows Starling where this latest body has been found, just south of Louisville, Kentucky. They discuss her qualifications for printing floaters, and the lack pattern in the killer's dump sites. Crawford shares his wisdom and experience with Starling, who sees what a great leader he is. She realizes that...

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