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Down By the River (02 Edition)
Down By the River (02 Edition)
by Charles Bowden
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An investigative tour de force from award-winning author Charles Bowden plumbs as never before the desperation of drug culture in a work hailed by critics as one of the best books of 2002. An extraordinary new book of investigative reporting seven... (read more)

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Helter Skelter: TheTrue Story Of the Manson Murders
Helter Skelter: TheTrue Story Of the Manson Murders
by Vincent Bugliosi and Curt Gentry
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Prosecuting attorney in the Manson trial, Vincent Bugliosi held a unique insider's position in one of the most baffling and horrifying cases of the twentieth century: the cold-blooded Tate-LaBianca murders carried out by Charles Manson and four of his... (read more)

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Big Con : the Story of the Confidence Man (99 Edition)
Big Con : the Story of the Confidence Man (99 Edition)
by David W. Maurer
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"The book is spellbinding: It's origins are in linguistics; it is nominally a work of eriminology; it has blood ties to folklore; it falls within the scope of Americana; it serves up a parcel of social history; and of course it is a robust and... (read more)

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Fist Stick Knife Gun
Fist Stick Knife Gun
by Geoffrey Canada
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A new edition, including the story of the founding of the Harlem Children’s Zone   Long before the avalanche of praise for his work—from Oprah Winfrey, from President Bill Clinton, from President Barack Obama—long before he became... (read more)

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Best Intentions: The Education and Killing of Edmund Perry
Best Intentions: The Education and Killing of Edmund Perry
by Robert Sam Anson
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An exploration of how Edmund Perry, a 17 year old black honors student from Harlem, was killed soon after graduation by a young white plain clothes policeman in an alleged mugging attempt.... (read more)

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I, Pierre Riviere, Having Slaughtered My Mother, My Sister, and My Brother : a Case of Parricide in the 19TH Century (82 Edition)
I, Pierre Riviere, Having Slaughtered My Mother, My Sister, and My Brother : a Case of Parricide in the 19TH Century (82 Edition)
by Michel Foucault
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To free his father and himself from his mother's tyranny, Pierre Rivière decided to kill her. On June 3,1835, he went inside his small Normandy house with a pruning hook and cut to death his mother, his eighteen-year-old sister, and his... (read more)

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Den of Thieves
Den of Thieves
by James B Stewart
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A number-one bestseller from coast to coast, andlt;Iandgt;Den of Thievesandlt;/Iandgt; tells, in masterfully reported detail, the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who pulled it off, and the chase that... (read more)

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Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
by Ted Conover
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Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system. When Conovers request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied, he... (read more)

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Priceless: How I Went Undercover To Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures (10 Edition)
Priceless: How I Went Undercover To Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures (10 Edition)
by Robert K. Wittman
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Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story
Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story
by Timothy B. Tyson
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"We cannot address the place we find ourselves because we will not acknowledge the road that brought us here." No law can ever change the hearts of men. Timothy B. Tyson chronicles the painful legacies of racism in Oxford, North Carolina, in 1970. The... (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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Homicide (06 Edition)
Homicide (06 Edition)
by David Simon
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From the creator of HBOs The Wire, the classic book about homicide investigation that became the basis for the hit television show The scene is Baltimore. Twice every three days another citizen is shot, stabbed, or bludgeoned to death. At the center of... (read more)

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Blood and Money (76 Edition)
Blood and Money (76 Edition)
by Thomas Thompson
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Power, passion, oil money, murder—all the ingredients of a fast-paced, gripping mystery novel drive this true-crime story that on its original publication leapt onto best-seller lists nationwide. To that mix, add glamorous personalities, prominent... (read more)

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On the Trail of the Assassins: One Man's Quest To Solve the Murder of President Kennedy (12 Edition)
On the Trail of the Assassins: One Man's Quest To Solve the Murder of President Kennedy (12 Edition)
by Jim Garrison
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Almost fifty years after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, his murder continues to haunt the American psyche and stands as a turning point in our nations history. The Warren Commission rushed out its report in 1964, but questions continue... (read more)

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The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Ninetenth-Century New York
The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Ninetenth-Century New York
by Patricia Cline Cohen
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In 1836, the murder of a young prostitute made headlines in New York City and around the country, inaugurating a sex-and-death sensationalism in news reporting that haunts us today. Patricia Cline Cohen goes behind these first lurid accounts to... (read more)

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Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
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A riveting historical narrative of the shocking events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the follow-up to mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly's Killing Lincoln More than a million readers have thrilled to Bill O'Reilly's Killing... (read more)

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Juvenile Justice : a Collection of True - Crime Cases (08 Edition)
Juvenile Justice : a Collection of True - Crime Cases (08 Edition)
by Debbie J. Goodman
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The Reality Reading Series: provides the reader with provocative, true cases that coincide with the most popular Criminal Justice courses offered at colleges, universities, and police academies throughout the United States.  Because of the unique... (read more)

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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York
by Deborah Blum
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***PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE released a film based on The Poisoner's Handbook in January 2014*** Equal parts true crime, twentieth-century history, and science thriller, The Poisoner's Handbook is "a vicious, page-turning story that reads more like... (read more)

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Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America
Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America
by J Anthony Lukas
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Hailed as "toweringly important" (Baltimore Sun), "a work of scrupulous and significant reportage" (E. L. Doctorow), and "an unforgettable historical drama" (Chicago Sun-Times), Big Trouble brings to life the astonishing case that ultimately engaged... (read more)

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Mind Hunter : Inside the Fbi's Elite Serial Crime Unit (95 Edition)
Mind Hunter : Inside the Fbi's Elite Serial Crime Unit (95 Edition)
by John E. Douglas
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During his twenty-five year career with the Investigative Support Unit, Special Agent John Douglas became a legendary figure in law enforcement, pursuing some of the most notorious and sadistic serial killers of our time: the man who hunted prostitutes... (read more)

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