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Gangs: Stories of Life and Death from the Streets
Gangs: Stories of Life and Death from the Streets
by Sean Donahue
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Gang life is both the starting point and the dark side of the American dream. Ethnic groups and immigrants have long turned to gangs for protection and support when it was offered nowhere else. From the Five Points to South Central L.A., Bowery Boys to... (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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Criminal Justice: A Collection of True Crime Cases, Prentice Hall's Reality Reading Series
Criminal Justice: A Collection of True Crime Cases, Prentice Hall's Reality Reading Series
by Ron Grimming
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Criminal Justice: A Collection of True-Crime Cases is a first-of-its-kind approach to blending theory with reality using compelling, newsworthy cases. Gripping and easy-to-digest, the handbook contains eight high profile cases that will hold readers... (read more)

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In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
by Paul Cromwell
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In Their Own Words is a collection of ethnographic or field accounts of crime and criminals, providing a rare opportunity for students to view the world from the perspective of offenders. Few students ever encounter a real criminal during their education,... (read more)

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The Wrong Guys: Murder, False Confessions, and the Norfolk Four
The Wrong Guys: Murder, False Confessions, and the Norfolk Four
by Tom Wells
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A compulsively readable true-crime tale, with a damning argument about the relationship between the death penalty and false confessions, based on an Innocence Project case. "It's time for Virginia's governor to do something about the Norfolk Four... (read more)

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The Killing of Robert F. Kennedy: An Investigation of Motive, Means, and Opportunity
The Killing of Robert F. Kennedy: An Investigation of Motive, Means, and Opportunity
by Dan Moldea
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On June 5, 1968, Robert F. Kennedy was shot in the pantry of the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles; his death the following day stunned a nation still recovering from John F. Kennedys assassination five years earlier. Officials insisted, however, that this... (read more)

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Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy
Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy
by Jim Marrs
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What really happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963? Was the assassination of John F. Kennedy simply the work of a warped, solitary young man, or was something more nefarious afoot? Pulling together a wealth of evidence, including rare photos, documents,... (read more)

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Christian Burial Case : an Introduction To Criminal and Judicial Procedure (01 Edition)
Christian Burial Case : an Introduction To Criminal and Judicial Procedure (01 Edition)
by Thomas N. Mcinnis
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On December 24, 1968, ten-year-old Pamela Powers was brutally murdered, her body dumped at the side of the road to freeze. Robert Anthony Williams was charged with the crime, and a series of trials, appeals, and reversals ensued. The Christian Burial... (read more)

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Death and Justice: An Expose of Oklahoma's Death Row Machine
Death and Justice: An Expose of Oklahoma's Death Row Machine
by Mark Fuhrman
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< P> < b> Controversy rages about capital punishment as innocent men and women are being released from death rows all over the country. Are innocent people being executed? Is capital punishment justice or is it revenge? < /b> < /P>... (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 federal databases of crimes against children. His abduction and murder&#8212;unsolved for more than a quarter of a century&#8212;forever changed America. Shocked by Adam's... (read more)

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Wised Up (04 Edition)
Wised Up (04 Edition)
by Charlie Wilhelm
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- Wised Up can be compared to Nicholas Pileggi's Wiseguy, which became the smash 1990 movie, Goodfellas. It also contains many of the same elements that made Donnie Brasco--both the book and the movie--so successful. - This is the first book to present a... (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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Wild Child : the Unsolved Mystery of Kaspar Hauser (96 Edition)
Wild Child : the Unsolved Mystery of Kaspar Hauser (96 Edition)
by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
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Kept in a dungeon for his entire childhood, Kaspar Hauser appeared in Nuremberg, Germany, in 1828 at age 16, barely able to walk or talk. When he was killed in 1833, his true identity and the motives for his unsolved murder became the subjects of intense... (read more)

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Hunting Humans : Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer (2ND 01 Edition)
Hunting Humans : Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer (2ND 01 Edition)
by Elliott Leyton
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The pioneering explanation of serial and mass murder in modern times, hailed by CBS News as "required reading for every homicide detective in America." In this new edition of his landmark 1986 study, pioneering anthropologist Leyton examines the psyche... (read more)

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The Art of the Steal: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud, America's #1 Crime
The Art of the Steal: How to Protect Yourself and Your Business from Fraud, America's #1 Crime
by Frank W Abagnale
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The world--famous former con artist and bestselling author of Catch Me if You Can now reveals the mind--boggling tricks of the scam trade--with advice that has made him one of America's most sought--after fraud--prevention experts. "I had as much... (read more)

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God of the Rodeo : the Quest for Redemption in Louisiana's Angola Prison (98 Edition)
God of the Rodeo : the Quest for Redemption in Louisiana's Angola Prison (98 Edition)
by Daniel Bergner
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Never before had Daniel Bergner seen a spectacle as bizarre as the one he had come to watch that Sunday in October. Murderers, rapists, and armed robbers were competing in the annual rodeo at Angola, the grim maximum-security penitentiary in Louisiana... (read more)

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In Their Own Words : Criminals on Crime (6TH 14 Edition)
In Their Own Words : Criminals on Crime (6TH 14 Edition)
by Paul Cromwell
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The only anthology of its kind, In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime, Sixth Edition, provides students with a nuanced perspective on how--and why--offenders make decisions that lead them to commit crimes. Featuring firsthand accounts from gang members,... (read more)

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May God Have Mercy: A True Story of Crime and Punishment
May God Have Mercy: A True Story of Crime and Punishment
by John C Tucker
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