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< p> A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of < i> The Best American Crime Writing< /i> offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes: < /p> < ul> < li> < p> Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening expos& #233; in < i> The New Yorker< /i> about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row< /p> < /li> < li> < p> Skip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a classic good-hearted Texas woman< /p> < /li> < li> < p> Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it< /p> < /li> < /ul>

Synopsis:

A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes:
  • Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening expos&eacute; in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row

  • Skip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a "classic good-hearted Texas woman"

  • Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it

About the Author

Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop, the founder of the Mysterious Press, the creator of Otto Penzler Books, and the editor of many books and anthologies.

Thomas H. Cook is the author of twenty-three books, including The Chatham School Affair, which won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best novel, and, most recently, The Last Talk with Lola Faye.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060815523
Author:
Bowden, Mark
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Editor:
Penzler, Otto
Editor:
Cook, Thomas H.
Author:
by Mark Bowden and Otto Penzler
Author:
Penzler, Otto
Author:
Cook, Thomas H.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
Crime
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
Crime -- United States.
Subject:
Criminals -- United States.
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Best American Crime Reporting
Publication Date:
20060905
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.05x5.29x.88 in. .69 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes:
  • Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening expos&eacute; in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row

  • Skip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a "classic good-hearted Texas woman"

  • Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it

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