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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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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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2015 Edgar Award Nominee Beekman Place, once one of the most exclusive addresses in Manhattan, had a curious way of making it into the tabloids in the 1930s: andldquo;SKYSCRAPER SLAYER,andrdquo; andldquo;BEAUTY SLAIN IN BATHTUBandrdquo; read the... (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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In the summer of 1969, in Los Angeles, a series of brutal, seemingly random murders captured headlines across America. A famous actress (and her unborn child), an heiress to a coffee fortune, a supermarket owner and his wife were among the seven victims.... (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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Labyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., the Implication of Death Row Records' Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal
Labyrinth: A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G., the Implication of Death Row Records' Suge Knight, and the Origins of the Los Angeles Police Scandal
by Randall Sullivan
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Who killed Tupac and Biggie? Randall Sullivan has the answer in this compelling true tale of political corruption and gangsta rap. Labyrinth follows Detective Russell Poole as he uncovers the dark morass within the LAPD and its connection to the death of... (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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Den of Thieves
Den of Thieves
by James B Stewart
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Bursting with details...but told with magical clarity.... (read more)

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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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Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murder, and Family
Down by the River: Drugs, Money, Murder, and Family
by Charles Bowden
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The New York Times Book Review Bowden calls himself a reporter, and in a pure sense of the word he really is one. He is also an authentic talent.... (read more)

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Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara (97 Edition)
Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara (97 Edition)
by David I. Kertzer
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"A thrilling history... Kertzer's careful scholarship and fine narrative skill make a great drama."- Boston Globe "A lucidly drawn, dramatic narrative.  Kertzer's account reads like a courtroom drama. As shapely and surprising as fiction."- Newsday "... (read more)

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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
by John Grisham
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An equally absorbing and troubling inquiry into a case of criminal injustice, Grisham's nonfiction debut equals the storytelling of his unparalleled fiction.... (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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Beekman Place, once one of the most exclusive addresses in Manhattan, had a curious way of making it into the tabloids in the 1930s: and#8220;SKYSCRAPER SLAYER,and#8221; and#8220;BEAUTY SLAIN IN BATHTUBand#8221; read the headlines. On Easter Sunday in... (read more)

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Smaldone: Untold Story of an American Crime Family (09 Edition)
Smaldone: Untold Story of an American Crime Family (09 Edition)
by Dick Kreck
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Started by Italian brothers from North Denver, the high-profile Smaldone crime syndicate began in the bootlegging days of the 1920s and flourished into the 1980s. Connected to notorious crime figures, politicians, and presidents, Clyde Smaldone was the... (read more)

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Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit
by John Douglas
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John DouglasDuring his twenty-five years with the FBI, John Douglas became theleading expert on criminal personality profiling and the pioneer of moderncriminal investigative analysis. He conducted the first organized study into themethods and... (read more)

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The Informant: A True Story
The Informant: A True Story
by Kurt Eichenwald
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From an award-winning New York Times investigative reporter comes an outrageous story of greed, corruption, and conspiracy—which left the FBI and Justice Department counting on the cooperation of one man . . . It was one of the FBI's biggest... (read more)

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All the President's Men
All the President's Men
by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward
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The most devastating political detective story of the century: the inside account of the two Washington Post reporters who broke the Watergate scandal, now with a 40th anniversary Afterword on the legacies of Watergate and Richard Nixon. This is the book... (read more)

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Russian Mafia in America : Immigration, Culture, and Crime (98 Edition)
Russian Mafia in America : Immigration, Culture, and Crime (98 Edition)
by James O. Finckenauer
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Using the relatively new tool network analysis, Finckenauer (National Institute of Justice) and Waring (sociology, U. of New York-Herbet H. Lehman College) describe the phenomenon of crime among Russian immigrants to the US, compare it across time and... (read more)

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Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America
Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America
by Les Standiford
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Before Adam Walsh there were no faces on milk cartons, no Amber Alerts, no National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, no federal databases of crimes against children, no pedophile registry. His 1981 abduction and murder — unsolved for... (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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Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters
Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters
by Peter Vronsky
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There are places in the United States of America where violent acts of bloodshed have occurred. Years may passand#151;even centuriesand#151;but the mark of death remains. They are known as Murder Houses. From a colonial manse in New England to a small... (read more)

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