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Inside: Life Behind Bars in America
Inside: Life Behind Bars in America
by Michael Santos
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American jails and prisons confine nearly 13.5 million people each year. Despite these disturbing numbers, little is known about life inside beyond the mythology of popular culture.  Michael G. Santos, a federal prisoner nearing the end of his... (read more)

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The Valachi Papers
The Valachi Papers
by Peter Maas
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Chapter One At approximately 7:30 A.M. on June 22, 1962, at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, prisoner number 82811, a convicted trafficker in heroin named Joseph Michael Valachi, seized a two-foot length of iron pipe lying on the ground near... (read more)

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Snowblind: A Brief Career in the Cocaine Trade
Snowblind: A Brief Career in the Cocaine Trade
by Robert Sabbag
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Robbert Sabbags Snowblind, the true story of an American smuggler whose intricate, ingenious scams made him a legendary figure in the cocaine world of the late sixties and early seventies, is a modern classic. In this “witty, intelligent, fiercely... (read more)

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Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in Man's Prison
Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in Man's Prison
by T J Parsell
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When seventeen-year-old T. J. Parsell held up the local Photo Mat with a toy gun, he was sentenced to four and a half to fifteen years in prison. The first night of his term, four older inmates drugged Parsell and took turns raping him. When they were... (read more)

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The Killer Book of Cold Cases: Incredible Stories, Facts, and Trivia from the Most Baffling True Crime Cases of All Time
The Killer Book of Cold Cases: Incredible Stories, Facts, and Trivia from the Most Baffling True Crime Cases of All Time
by Tom Philbin
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The Killer Book of Cold Cases is the ultimate resource for any true crime buff. Filled with stories, trivia, quizzes, quotes, photos, and odd facts about the world's most baffling cases, this is the perfect bathroom reader for anyone fascinated by murder... (read more)

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Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster
Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster
by T J English
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Here is the shocking true saga of the Irish American mob. In Paddy Whacked, bestselling author and organized crime expert T. J. English brings to life nearly two centuries of Irish American gangsterism, which spawned such unforgettable characters as Mike... (read more)

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Most Wanted: Pursuing Whitey Bulger, the Murderous Mob Chief the FBI Secretly Protected
Most Wanted: Pursuing Whitey Bulger, the Murderous Mob Chief the FBI Secretly Protected
by Thomas J Foley
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Most Wanted is the riveting account of former head of Massachusetts state police Thomas J. Foley’s twenty-year pursuit of murderous Boston gangster Whitey Bulger— and of Foley’s key role in exposing the FBI’s protection of Bulger&#... (read more)

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Serpico: The Classic Story of the Cop Who Couldn't Be Bought
Serpico: The Classic Story of the Cop Who Couldn't Be Bought
by Peter Maas
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The 1960s was a time of social and generational upheaval felt with particular intensity in the melting pot of New York City. A culture of corruption pervaded the New York Police Department, where payoffs, protection, and shakedowns of gambling rackets... (read more)

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Busted: Mugshots and Arrest Records of the Famous and Infamous
Busted: Mugshots and Arrest Records of the Famous and Infamous
by Thomas J Craughwell
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A riveting lineup of the world's most famous and infamous arrests, from Lizzie Borden (double murder) to Lindsay Lohan (DUI) to Roman Polanski (unlawful sexual intercourse) Although the headlines fade, the humiliation, vulnerability, and sometimes... (read more)

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Cosa Nostra: An Illustrated History of the Mafia
Cosa Nostra: An Illustrated History of the Mafia
by Massimo Picozzi
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This is the story of the Cosa Nostra: from its origins in Sicily in 1863, through the great wave of Italian immigration to America, to prohibition and the formation of the first mafia families, and to the harsh realities of fascism and the postwar years... (read more)

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Restless Souls: The Sharon Tate Family's Account of Stardom, the Manson Murders, and a Crusade for Justice
Restless Souls: The Sharon Tate Family's Account of Stardom, the Manson Murders, and a Crusade for Justice
by Alisa Statman
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The revealing, emotionally raw account of the aftermath of one of America's most infamous crimes Sharon Tate was a promising young actress, a Golden Globe nominee for her work in Valley of the Dolls, and the beautiful wife of Roman Polanski. On August 9,... (read more)

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Players: Con Men, Hustlers, Gamblers, and Scam Artists
Players: Con Men, Hustlers, Gamblers, and Scam Artists
by Stephen Hyde
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Once I hear the clatter of chips I almost go into convulsions," said Dostoyevsky, while Anatole France wrote, "The gambler is driven by the fascination of danger at the bottom of all great passions." The characters the reader meets in Players—chess... (read more)

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Execution's Doorstep: True Stories of the Innocent and Near Damned
Execution's Doorstep: True Stories of the Innocent and Near Damned
by Leslie Lytle
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Execution's Doorstep tells the true stories of five lives trapped in a living nightmare: sentenced to die for a crime they didn't commit. Since capital punishment was reinstated in the mid-1970s, over 120 individuals have been proven wholly innocent of... (read more)

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Finger Prints: The Classic 1892 Treatise
Finger Prints: The Classic 1892 Treatise
by Francis Galton
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Landmark discusses the evidence validating fingerprints as a means of personal identification, permanence of the fingerprint characteristics, uniqueness of an assemblage of ridge details, and the variability and classifiable nature of finger patterns... (read more)

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The Mad Ones: Crazy Joe Gallo and the Revolution at the Edge of the Underworld
The Mad Ones: Crazy Joe Gallo and the Revolution at the Edge of the Underworld
by Tom Folsom
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A POWERFUL COLLISION OF TRUE CRIME AND POP CULTURE, THE MAD ONES CAPTURES THE REVOLUTIONARY SPIRIT OF THE SIXTIES AND BRINGS TO LIFE ONE OF THE MOST VIBRANT ANTIHEROES IN AMERICAN HISTORY. The Mad Ones chronicles the rise and fall of the Gallo brothers... (read more)

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Out of Control: A Fifteen-Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons
Out of Control: A Fifteen-Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons
by Nancy Kurshan
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The men held captive in the Marion control unit lived in an 8 x 10 foot cell for about 23 hours a day, seven days a week. There was no contact with other human beings. There was no way to know when it would end. Days, months, years would go by... Out of... (read more)

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Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three
Devil's Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three
by Mara Leveritt
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*SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING REESE WITHERSPOON AND COLIN FIRTH * The West Memphis Three. Accused, convicted…and set free. Do you know their story? In 2011, one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American legal history was set... (read more)

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Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd
Pretty Boy: The Life and Times of Charles Arthur Floyd
by Michael Wallis
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From the best-selling author of Billy the Kid and Route 66, a true-life story of a notorious outlaw that magnificently re-creates the vanished, impoverished world of Dust Bowl America. Michael Wallis evokes the hard times of the era as he follows the... (read more)

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Through the Glass
Through the Glass
by Shannon Moroney
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“One month into our marriage, my husband committed horrific violent crimes. In that instant, the life I knew was destroyed. I vowed that one day I would be whole again. This is my story.” An impassioned, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful... (read more)

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Dancing with the Devil: Confessions of an Undercover Agent
Dancing with the Devil: Confessions of an Undercover Agent
by Louis Diaz and Neal Hirschfeld
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IN AMERICAN GANGSTER, THE FEDS TOOK DOWN INFAMOUS HEROIN DEALER FRANK LUCAS. BUT THE KINGPIN BEHIND LUCAS’S CRIMINAL REIGN, LEROY “NICKY” BARNES, REMAINED “MR. UNTOUCHABLE.” UNTIL ONE UNDERCOVER AGENT PROVED TOUGH ENOUGH&... (read more)

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