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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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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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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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Trial of the Century : the People of the State of California VS. Orenthal James Simpson (96 Edition)
Trial of the Century : the People of the State of California VS. Orenthal James Simpson (96 Edition)
by Frank M. Schmalleger
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In Trial of the Century, acclaimed author Frank Schmalleger provides a self-contained, accessible account of the criminal and judicial proceedings of the O.J. Simpson double murder trial. The text draws from the unrivaled documentation of this event to... (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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Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper
by Paul Begg
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Steering clear of wild conspiracy theories, this is the paperback edition of the book to which people turn for the facts behind one of the infamous and grisly episodes of the Victorian era.  The story and identity of Jack the Ripper remains a... (read more)

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What Happened To Johnnie Jordan? : the Story of a Child Turning Violent (02 Edition)
What Happened To Johnnie Jordan? : the Story of a Child Turning Violent (02 Edition)
by Jennifer Toth
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On an icy night five years ago, Johnnie Jordan -- just fourteen years old -- brutally murdered his elderly foster care mother, leaving the state of Ohio shocked and outraged. He could not tell police why he did it or even how it made him feel; all he... (read more)

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Blood Justice : the Lynching of Mack Charles Parker (86 Edition)
Blood Justice : the Lynching of Mack Charles Parker (86 Edition)
by Howard Smead
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Riveting in its moment-by-moment detail, Blood Justice meticulously reconstructs the story of one of the last lynchings in America--a grim, dramatic, but nearly forgotten episode from the Civil Rights era. The year was 1959; the place, Poplarville... (read more)

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Murdering Mckinley : the Making of Theodore Roosevelt's America (03 Edition)
Murdering Mckinley : the Making of Theodore Roosevelt's America (03 Edition)
by Eric Rauchway
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When President William McKinley was murdered at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York, on September 6, 1901, Americans were bereaved and frightened. Rumor ran rampant: A wild-eyed foreign anarchist with an unpronounceable name had killed the... (read more)

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Adversary : a True Story of Monstrous Deception (00 Edition)
Adversary : a True Story of Monstrous Deception (00 Edition)
by Emmanuel Carrere
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Now a major motion picture starring Daniel Auteuil (Sade, Girl on the Bridge, Jean de Florette) directed by Nicole Garcia (Place Vendome) Acclaimed master of psychological suspense, Emmanuel Carrère, whose fiction John Updike described as “... (read more)

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Do Or Die (92 Edition)
Do Or Die (92 Edition)
by Leon Bing
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One Camp Kilpatrick As you travel the northbound 101 out of Los Angeles heading toward Malibu, you leave a vista of faded bungalows and crumbling apartment houses. Youdrive past Koreatown, Sunset Boulevard, and the Hollywood Bowl, past Studio City... (read more)

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Of Long Memory : Mississippi and the Murder of Medgar Evers (02 Edition)
Of Long Memory : Mississippi and the Murder of Medgar Evers (02 Edition)
by Adam Nossiter
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The history is well known: On June 12, 1963, Mississippi's courageous NAACP chief, Medgar Evers, was gunned down by white supremacist Byron de la Beckwith. Tried twice by all-white juries, Beckwith escaped conviction for three decades. But then... (read more)

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Hanging in Nacogdoches : Murder, Race, Politics, and Polemics in Texas's Oldest Town, 1870-191 (06 Edition)
Hanging in Nacogdoches : Murder, Race, Politics, and Polemics in Texas's Oldest Town, 1870-191 (06 Edition)
by Gary B. Borders
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On October 17, 1902, in Nacogdoches, Texas, a black man named James Buchanan was tried without representation, condemned, and executed for the murder of a white family--all in the course of three hours. Two white men played pivotal roles in these events:... (read more)

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Blind Eye: The Terrifying True Story of a Doctor Who Got Away with Murder
Blind Eye: The Terrifying True Story of a Doctor Who Got Away with Murder
by James B Stewart
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No one could believe the handsome young doctor might be a serial killer. Wherever he was hired -- in Ohio, Illinois, New York, South Dakota -- Michael Swango at first seemed the model physician. Then his patients began dying under suspicious... (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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Lethal Intent
Lethal Intent
by Sue Russell
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This shocking true story of one of America's most notorious serial killers--a rare female killer--is fully updated and contains 16 pages of shocking photos of Aileen Wuornos, an abusive, alcoholic, man-hating lesbian who was convicted of savagely... (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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True Crime (09 Edition)
True Crime (09 Edition)
by Donna De La Perriere
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Poetry. "TRUE CRIME is a fitting title for this sympathetic and sometimes harrowing family portrait of the American South: the uncle who absconded with the insurance money, the boyfriend who cares more about his muscle car than his dead girlfriend. The... (read more)

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Cold Case (01 Edition)
Cold Case (01 Edition)
by Philip Gourevitch
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From a prize-winning author and, in Elmore Leonards words, “a knockout writer,” comes a masterfully written and gripping tale of a determined investigator who reopens an unresolved case of double homicide in New York nearly thirty years after... (read more)

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