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Mike Vecchione, Tommy Dades
Friends of the Family: The Inside Story of the Mafia Cops Case
Anul aparitiei: 2010
An inside look at the most notorious case to rock the NYPD: the story of two cops who had moonlighted as mob hit men--told by the cop and DA investigator who solved New York's coldest case, with never-before-released documents and information.
Bill Bass, William M. Bass, Jon Jefferson
Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science
Editura: William Morrow & Company
Anul aparitiei: 2007
In his well-received memoir "Deaths Acre," forensic anthropologist Dr. Bill Bass and writer Jon Jefferson recounted some of the riveting cases that have made Dr. Bass a legend. Now they explore further murders, mysteries, and the revolution in forensic science. 16-page b&w photo insert.
Dick Lehr, Gerard O'Neill
Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob
Editura: Harper Perennial
Anul aparitiei: 2001
Rivetingly told by the "Boston Globe" reporters who broke the original story, this is the dramatic account of John Connolly and James "Whitey" Bulger, two childhood friends who conspired to bring down Boston's Italian mob and triggered the worst informant scandal in FBI history. This paperback edition includes a new Epilogue. 8-page photo insert.
Black Dahlia Avenger: A Genius for Murder
Editura: HarperCollins Publishers
Anul aparitiei: 2006
In 1947, California's infamous Black Dahlia murder inspired the largest manhunt in Los Angeles history. Despite an unprecedented allocation of money and manpower, police investigators failed to identify the psychopath responsible for the sadistic murder and mutilation of beautiful twenty-two-year-old Elizabeth Short. Decades later, former LAPD homicide detective-turned-private investigator Steve Hodel launched his own investigation into the grisly unsolved crime -- and it led him to a shockingly unexpected perpetrator: Hodel's own father. A spellbinding tour de force of true-crime writing, this newly revised edition includes never-before-published forensic evidence, photos, and previously unreleased documents, definitively closing the case that has often been called "the most notorious unsolved murder of the twentieth century."
Mafia: The Government's Secret File on Organized Crime
Some time in the early 1960s, during the golden age of organized crime in America--the era that would inspire The Godfather; Goodfellas, and even The Sopranos--federal investigators pulled every known piece of information on more than 800 Mafia members worldwide into a thick, phone-book-sized directory. From old-school gangsters like Lucky Luciano and Mickey Cohen to young turks like Paul Castellano and Vinny "The Chin" Gigante, the guide offered at-a-glance profiles of small-time thugs and major dons alike... and was allegedly the book Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy used to investigate the mob. Recently discovered, and published for the first time in this facsimile edition, Mafia is a treasure trove of info on the underworld in mid-century America--a revelatory artifact and an irresistible read.
The Little Book of Forensics: 50 of the World's Most Infamous Criminal Cases Solved by Science
Anul aparitiei: 2008
To take a crime from scene to court may involve several specialized branches of forensic science. Criminalistics specialists look at statistics, splash patterns, fingerprints and distribution of material at the scene; forensic chemistry deals with fires, explosives, glass, paint and soil analysis; toxicology looks at poisons and drug abuse; serology is the science of body fluids including blood, saliva and semen; the documents unit look at fakes and forgeries; and the computer branch investigate hacking and electronically detectable crimes. This case-packed book shows you how each unit works through 50 carefully selected crime studies that describe how scientific methods have been used within the field of criminal investigation across the world.
The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft
Anul aparitiei: 2009
One museum, two thieves, and the Boston underworld--this account tells the true story behind the lost Gardner masterpieces and the art detectives who swore to get them back. b&w illustrations throughout.
Loving Natalee: The True Story of the Aruba Kidnapping and Its Aftermath
This inspiring story--the basis for an upcoming Lifetime Original Movie--chronicles how one mother faces the horror of her daughter's disappearance and finds the strength, hope, and courage to carry on that can only come from a deep-rooted faith.
Thomas H. Cook, Otto Penzler
The Best American Crime Reporting 2010
A collection of some of the most noted works of crime journalism from the past year.
Shell Games: Rogues, Smugglers, and the Hunt for Nature's Bounty
"Shell Games" is a delightfully offbeat cops-and-robbers tale set in the rough-and-tumble heart of one of America's strangest subcultures, a double-crossing world where tough men and women fight turf wars over shellfish. Photos throughout.
Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage
"Eamon Javers has produced a remarkable book about the secret world of business warfare--a world filled with corporate spies and covert ops and skullduggery... An important book that has the added pleasure of reading like a spy novel." --David Grann, author of The Lost City of Z Award-winning reporter Eamon Javers's Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy is a penetrating work of investigative and historical journalism about the evolution of corporate espionage, exploring the dangerous and combustible power spies hold over international business. From the birth of the Pinkertons to Howard Hughes, from presidents to Cold War spies, Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy is, like Legacy of Ashes and Blackwater, a first rate political thriller that also just happens to be true.
Joe Matthews, Les Standiford
Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America
Anul aparitiei: 2011
Standiford and Matthews deliver a harrowing account of the 1981 abduction and murder of six-year-old Adam Walsh, in Hollywood, Florida, a crime that went unsolved for a quarter of a century and forever changed America.
Iphigenia in Forest Hills: Anatomy of a Murder Trial
Editura: Yale University Press
"She couldn't have done it, and she must have done it." This is the enigma at the heart of Malcolm's riveting new book about a murder trial in the insular Bukharan-Jewish community of Forest Hills, Queens, that captured national attention.
Burton B. Turkus, Sid Feder
Murder, Inc.: The Story of the Syndicate
Editura: Da Capo Press
Anul aparitiei: 2003
The classic in the field...an absolute must." --Peter Maas, author of "Kill the Dutchman
The Ride: A Shocking Murder and a Bereaved Father's Journey from Rage to Redemption
The true story of a child's murder and a father's incredible transformation from vengeance-seeking victim to outspoken death-penalty critic.
The Central Park Five: A Chronicle of a City Wilding
Editura: Knopf Publishing Group
The Killer of Little Shepherds: A True Crime Story and the Birth of Forensic Science
At the end of the 19th century, serial murderer Joseph Vacher, dubbed "The Killer of Little Shepherds," terrorized the French countryside. He eluded authorities for years--until he ran up against prosecutor Emile Fourquet and Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne, the era's most renowned criminologist.
Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan
Editura: Pantheon Books
From the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police Press Club comes a unique, firsthand, revelatory look at Japanese culture from the underbelly up.
Jennie Erin Smith
Stolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and Skulduggery
Editura: Crown Publishing Group (NY)
For fans of "The Orchid Thief" and tales of obsession, "Stolen World" tells the incredible story of the world's greatest reptile smugglers.
Diego Enrique Osorno
El Cartel de Sinaloa: Una Historia del USO Politico del Narco
Sinaloa, a state in Northern Mexico, is the cradle of the Mexican drug trafficking industry. This book follows the path of the individuals that formed this cartel and how their empire brought them to control Garza Garcia County in Monterrey, a county where the wealthiest and most powerful industrialists of Mexico reside.