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Crimes and the Rich and Famous

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Book News Annotation:

Arranged alphabetically, entries describe crimes by and against celebrities and the wealthy. Crimes, criminals, victims, lawyers, scandals, prisons, and associated locations and circumstances are all represented, granting the work an intense diversity. A quick trip through the B's, for example, familiarizes the reader with defense attorney F. Lee Bailey, the Reverend Jim Bakker, Mayflower Madam Sydney Biddle Barrows, the Benson family murders, draft dodger Grover Cleveland Bergdoll, journalist Meyer Berger, anarchist Alexander Berkman, the Black Sox scandal, the Bloomington-Morgan affair, Bonnie and Clyde, Lizzie Borden, and the Burr-Hamilton duel.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

A veteran crime reporter details the most fascinating, shocking, and despicable crimes perpetrated by celebrities or committed against them. From the scandal surrounding Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle to the mysterious case of Lizzie Borden, more than 80 detailed entries push celebrities out of the limelight and into the spotlight of crime.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816044214
Author:
Sifakis, Carl
Publisher:
Checkmark Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Celebrities
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
FS-135-00
Publication Date:
May 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
262
Dimensions:
9.21x7.39x.75 in. 1.20 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A veteran crime reporter details the most fascinating, shocking, and despicable crimes perpetrated by celebrities or committed against them. From the scandal surrounding Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle to the mysterious case of Lizzie Borden, more than 80 detailed entries push celebrities out of the limelight and into the spotlight of crime.
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