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The Devil in the White City: A Saga of Magic and Murder at the Fair that Changed America | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
In 1912, Daniel Burnham and his family are aboard the RMS Olympic, the second largest cruise ship in the world and sister ship to the Titanic. Burnham has gained fame and wealth from aiding in the construction of the World’s Fair at Chicago in 1893. The events that took place at the 1893 World's Fair are examined including the story of a notorious serial killer.
The Daddy Dearest Club
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
We review the crime scene, the evidence, the investigation, the trial and the sentencing. Ripped from the headlines and police files Warning some of the pictures in this book contain graphic crime scene images of murdered people.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
Total Misconduct
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,300. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
When Lieutenant Samuel Clark was a supervisor with the Newark New Jersey Police Department, he discovered widespread systemic police corruption. Shockingly, high-ranking police officials protected several police officers involved in burglaries, and other crimes. This book presents precise details about the retaliation Clark endured, and the results of his efforts to arrest police corruption.
A Murder of Crows Salvation
Series: A Murder of Crows, First Book. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
The first book of three telling the true story of Tony Crowe. His roller-coaster life ends with a bump when he go's on the run from the law to the small island of Malta, he works as a scuba diving instructor for a year before Interpol catch up with him. Kidnapping him using tricks, underhanded tactics, and a web of lies. His reputation as a gangster earns Tony 12 years in prison. Review it for me
A Checkered Past
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Miami native William Van Poyck- burglar, bank robber, escape artist, and novelist - pens a sweeping, vividly sketched autobiography guiding readers on an unforgettable, four-decade odyssey, from barefoot youth to reform school to death row. Projected through the lens of raw experience, this is a brutally authentic look into the hardscrabble underbelly of America's criminal justice system.
Al Capone: Chicago's King of Crime
Series: Gangsters, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Crime writer Nate Hendley examines the life and crimes of Al Capone, the world’s most famous gangster, during his brief reign over corrupt, Prohibition-era Chicago. A fresh, personal look at this iconic figure.