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Defending Donald Harvey : the Case of America's Most Notorious Angel-of-death Serial Killer (05 Edition)
Defending Donald Harvey : the Case of America's Most Notorious Angel-of-death Serial Killer (05 Edition)
by William Whalen
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Over the course of eighteen years, Donald Harvey murdered at least fifty-nine people while working as a nursing assistant in Ohio and Kentucky hospitals. His crimes shocked the nation; even today, Harvey's name is invoked whenever those we trust in the... (read more)

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Dangerous Waters : Modern Piracy and Terror on the High Seas (02 Edition)
Dangerous Waters : Modern Piracy and Terror on the High Seas (02 Edition)
by John Burnett
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While sailing alone one night in the shipping lanes across one of the busiest waterways in the world, John Burnett was attacked by pirates. Through sheer ingenuity and a little bit of luck, he survived, and his shocking firsthand experience became the... (read more)

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Fatal Justice: Reinvestigating the MacDonald Murders
Fatal Justice: Reinvestigating the MacDonald Murders
by Jerry Potter
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This "devastating rebuttal to " () demonstrates that the jury was not privy to crucial evidence in the case of Jeffrey MacDonald, the Green Beret Captain convicted of the murders of his wife and two young daughters.... (read more)

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All the Presidents Men Classic Edition (Simon & Schuster Classics)
All the Presidents Men Classic Edition (Simon & Schuster Classics)
by Carl Bernstein
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The 25th-anniversary edition of Bernstein and Woodward's classic of investigative journalism. In what must be the most devastating political detective story of the century, two young Washington Post reporters whose brilliant investigative journalism... (read more)

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Mind for Murder (04 Edition)
Mind for Murder (04 Edition)
by Alston Chase
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This is a radically new interpretation of the life and motives of the infamous Unabomber. Alston Chase's gripping account follows Ted Kaczynski from an unhappy adolescence in Illinois to Harvard, where he was subject not only to the despairing... (read more)

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At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America
At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America
by Philip Dray
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Winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction This extraordinary account of lynching in America, by acclaimed civil rights historian Philip Dray, shines a clear, bright light on American historys darkest stain—illuminating its... (read more)

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Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures
Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures
by Robert K Wittman
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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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Depraved (94 Edition)
Depraved (94 Edition)
by Schechter
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The heinous bloodlust of Dr. H.H. Holmes is notorious -- but only Harold Schechter's andlt;Iandgt;Depravedandlt;/Iandgt; tells the complete story of the killer whose evil acts of torture and murder flourished within miles of the Chicago World's Fair... (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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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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The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death and America's Dilemma
The Other Side of the River: A Story of Two Towns, a Death and America's Dilemma
by Alex Kotlowitz
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Alex Kotlowitz's There Are No Children Here was more than a bestseller; it was a national event. His beautifully narrated, heartbreaking nonfiction account of two black boys struggling to grow up in a Chicago public housing complex spent eight weeks on... (read more)

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Dead Season : a Story of Murder and Revenge (96 Edition)
Dead Season : a Story of Murder and Revenge (96 Edition)
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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Serial Killers : Death and Life in America's Wound Culture (98 Edition)
Serial Killers : Death and Life in America's Wound Culture (98 Edition)
by Mark Seltzer
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In this provocative cultural study, the serial killer emerges as a central figure in what Mark Seltzer calls 'America's wound culture'. From the traumas displayed by talk show guests and political candidates, to the violent entertainment of Crash or The... (read more)

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Getting Away with Murder
Getting Away with Murder
by Chris Crowe
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The kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till is famous as a catalyst for the Civil Rights Movement. Emmett Till, a fourteen-year-old Black teenager from Chicago, was visiting family in a small town in Mississippi during the summer of 1955. Likely showing... (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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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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Atlanta Youth Murders and Politics of Race (00 Edition)
Atlanta Youth Murders and Politics of Race (00 Edition)
by Bernard Headley
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At least twenty-nine black children and young adults were murdered by an Atlanta serial killer between the summer of 1979 and the spring of 1981. Drawing national media attention, the “Atlanta tragedy,” as it became known, was immediately... (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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The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession
by Allison Hoover Bartlett
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Wow! What a fascinating book about a fascinating man: John Gilkey, professional book thief. Hoover Bartlett seems to have a hard time untangling herself from her story, which gives the book an interesting discordant feel. It is practically impossible to... (read more)

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