Books tagged: crime biography

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Al Capone: Chicago's King of Crime
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Series: Gangsters, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2010 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Category: 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.
FREE excerpt from the historical novel, "Massacre at Moniac Crossing," by Janice Daugharty
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Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Merry Gay Rose, in a sweet red coat, is riding on back of the wagon driven by her daddy, the Great Hoss Rose. Taking a tram road through the turpentine woods, they are on their way to the funeral of Hoss's deer hunting buddy, Redbone, to deliver the rickety pine box built by Hoss and a scandulous song he wrote to be sung by Merry Gay. The box turns out to be more revealing than the song...
A Checkered Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
A Murder of Crows Salvation
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Series: A Murder of Crows, First Book. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: 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
Total Misconduct
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,300. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: 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.
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Piracy
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.