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Poisoned Chalice (02 Edition)
Poisoned Chalice (02 Edition)
by Jeffrey Freedman
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"Elegantly written and a delight to read, this book is certainly an example of microhistory at its best. It brings to life a strange, long-neglected incident in the history of Zurich and uses it to analyze the relationship between religion and the... (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
Staff Pick
"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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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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Bloody Williamson (92 Edition)
Bloody Williamson (92 Edition)
by Paul M. Angle
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Williamson County in southern Illinois has been the scene of almost unparalleled violence, from the Bloody Vendetta between two families in the 1870s through the Herrin Massacre of 1922, Ku Klux Klan activities that ended in fatalities, and the gang war... (read more)

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Dead Season: A Story of Murder and Revenge
Dead Season: A Story of Murder and Revenge
by Alan Berlow
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This gripping investigation of a savage murder on the Philippine island of Negros illuminates the tangled and violent interplay of colonialism's legacy. As Alan Berlow investigates the murder, he discovers the ultimate cause imbedded in the history and... (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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Confessions of a Wall Street Analyst: A True Story of Inside Information and Corruption in the Stock Market
Confessions of a Wall Street Analyst: A True Story of Inside Information and Corruption in the Stock Market
by Daniel Reingold
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Here is the true story of a top Wall Street player's transformation from a straight-arrow believer to a jaded cynic, who reveals how Wall Street's insider game is really played. Dan Reingold was a top Wall Street analyst for fourteen years and Salomon... (read more)

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Trent 1475: Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial
Trent 1475: Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial
by R Po Chia Hsia
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On Easter Sunday, 1475, the dead body of a two-year-old boy named Simon was found in the cellar of a Jewish family's house in Trent, Italy. Town magistrates arrested eighteen Jewish men and one Jewish woman on the charge of ritual murder - the killing of... (read more)

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The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
by David I Kertzer
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National Book Award Finalist Bologna, 1858: A police posse, acting on the orders of a Catholic inquisitor, invades the home of a Jewish merchant, Momolo Mortara, wrenches his crying six-year-old son from his arms, and rushes him off in a carriage bound... (read more)

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Leopold and Loeb: The Crime of the Century
Leopold and Loeb: The Crime of the Century
by Hal Higdon
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A razor-sharp account of Leopold and Loeb's meticulously planned murder scheme, the investigation of the crime, their defense by Clarence Darrow, and their ultimate emergence as folk heroes.... (read more)

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Flames After Midnight (Rev 11 Edition)
Flames After Midnight (Rev 11 Edition)
by Monte Akers
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What happened in Kirven, Texas, in May 1922, has been forgotten by the outside world. It was a coworker's whispered words, Kirven is where they burned the Negroes], that set Monte Akers to work at discovering the true story behind a young white woman's... (read more)

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Savage Grace: The True Story of Fatal Relations in a Rich and Famous American Family
Savage Grace: The True Story of Fatal Relations in a Rich and Famous American Family
by Natalie Robins
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A spellbinding tale of money and madness, incest and matricide, andlt;iandgt;Savage Graceandlt;/iandgt; is the saga of Brooks Baekeland, heir to the Bakelite plastics fortune; his beautiful wife, Barbara; and their handsome, gentle son, Tony, who... (read more)

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Book of David (96 Edition)
Book of David (96 Edition)
by David Gelles
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This hard-hitting book critically examines family preservation programs and argues that they do not work. Gelles goes beyond mere criticism of the child welfare system to suggest specific ways the system should be changed, such as eliminating mandatory... (read more)

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Lindbergh Case (94 Edition)
Lindbergh Case (94 Edition)
by Jim Fisher
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If I had only one book to read on the Lindbergh case I should . . . choose Fisher's. It is balanced, impartial, and contains much material not to be found elsewhere.--Francis Russell, The New York Review of BooksFisher . . . goes against the revisionist... (read more)

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Great Pretenders (96 Edition)
Great Pretenders (96 Edition)
by Neal Shover
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Persistent thieves—criminals who resume committing crimes of burglary, robbery, vehicle theft, and ordinary theft despite previous attempts to stop—are a main focal point of American criminology and criminal justice. Cast as “career... (read more)

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Bandits (Rev 00 Edition)
Bandits (Rev 00 Edition)
by Eric J. Hobsbawm
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First published in 1969, this now-classic book inspired a whole new field of historical study and brought its author popular acclaim. Bandits transcend the label of criminals; they are robbers and outlaws elevated to the status of avengers and champions... (read more)

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Anatomy of a Lynching (82 Edition)
Anatomy of a Lynching (82 Edition)
by James R. Mcgovern
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An unaltered reprint of the Louisiana State University Press edition of 1982. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Blow
Blow
by Bruce Porter
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BLOW is the unlikely story of George Jung's roller coaster ride from middle-class high school football hero to the heart of Pable Escobar's Medellin cartel-- the largest importer of the United States cocaine supply in the 1980s. Jung's early business of... (read more)

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Serpico
Serpico
by Peter Maas
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Chapter One it is a warm September afternoon in New York as I watch Frank Serpico, age thirty-five, the son of a Neapolitan shoemaker, walk with the help of a cane toward the entrance of a fashionable Manhattan hotel. The hostility of the hotel doorman... (read more)

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Serial Killers
Serial Killers
by Joel Norris
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Through extensive research and interviews with five notorious serial killers, author Joel Norris demonstrates that serial killers have specific biological and genetic makeups that can be identified as early as five years of age.  A compelling... (read more)

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