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Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,810. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The gut-wrenching true story of a young man's incarceration and escape from a Turkish prison, a classic story of survival and human endurance, told with humor, honesty, and heart, it became the Academy Award-winning blockbuster film of the same name. In 1970 Billy Hayes was arrested at the Istanbul airport with 4 pounds of hashish, given a life sentence, and made a dramatic escape after 5 years.
Street Legends Vol. 1
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
In Street Legends Vol. 1, Seth brings forth powerful biographies of six of the most notorious gangster of the crack era who influenced hip-hop and street culture. This book profiles six of the biggest street legends from the crack era- Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff, Wayne Perry, Anthony Jones, Aaron Jones, Peter “Pistol Pete” Rollack and George “Boy George” Rivera.
The Supreme Team: The Birth of Crack and Hip-Hop, Prince's Reign of Terror and the Supreme/50 Cent Beef Exposed
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 105,190. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The Supreme Team was one of the most notorious drug crews in New York in the 1980s crack era. They have been celebrated in the lyrical lore of hip-hop by artists such as 50 Cent, Nas and Ja Rule. This book represents the most concise volume to date on their history and rise to infamy.
The Laundrymen - Inside Money Laundering, The World's Third Largest Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,650. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Banks & banking
The world is awash with dirty money. Most of it comes from illicit drugs. Who's laundering it? Bankers, lawyers, accountants and money managers - from Wall Street to Main Street via Switzerland and the Caribbean. The Laundrymen gets to the root of the problem and, 20 years since it first became an international bestseller, remains the definitive book on money laundering.
What Happened in Craig
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 69,920. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2018 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
In September of 1982 the Investor, a salmon fishing vessel, was engulfed in flames near the tiny village of Craig, Alaska. When troopers investigated the charred scene afterward, they found bullet-ridden bodies. The investigation and arrest of a former crewmember became a nationwide sensation. Family secrets and convoluted motivations swirl into a story only one person knows—and he isn't telling.
The Dope Game Misadventures of Fat Cat & Pappy Mason
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Fat Cat and Pappy Mason are the most infamous and legendary figures out of New York’s crack era. A time that massively influenced rap culture and led to the ghetto icons becoming mythical figures in hip-hop’s lyrical lore. Not only did the street stars inspire rappers like Run DMC, LL Cool J and 50 Cent with their styles, attitudes and swagger, they set the tone for a generation of hustlers.
Rayful Edmond: Washington DC's Most Notorious Drug Lord
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,130. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
They called Rayful Edmond the 300 million dollar man. He was the king of cocaine in our nation’s capital in the mid to late 80s and he ushered in the crack era in Washington DC, turning the streets of the Chocolate City into a much deadlier place.
The Midnight Express Letters: From a Turkish Prison 1970-1975
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The annotated letters that Billy Hayes wrote to his family, girlfriend, and friends during his 5 years in a Turkish prison, are the compelling raw source material from which Midnight Express--the worldwide best-selling book that became an Academy Award-winning film--is drawn. They tell Billy's story of both the events and the inner journey, with the urgency and intimacy of the moment.
Sick
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,170. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
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A riveting memoir about drug dealing, addiction, and surviving abuse.
The Black Tuna Diaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,300. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
This is a true account of the life of America's most written about marijuana smuggler. Between the accounts of his smuggling adventures, Robert tells his life story. Life as a member of "The South St. Gang", his years as an actor, a famous pitchman, a successful entrepreneur in America and England, Bull Fighter in Spain, TV producer, smuggling pilot, big game fisherman, and federal inmate.
Street Legends Vol. 2
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Let recognized prison journalist and gangster chronicler Seth Ferranti aka Soul Man take you on a journey to the criminal underworld. Street Legends, Vol. 1, he mesmerized readers with the exploits of the Death Before Dishonor six – Supreme, Wayne Perry, Anthony Jones, Aaron Jones, Pistol Pete and Boy George. Now in Street Legends, Vol. 2, he introduces the Original Gangsters.
Apprehended: The Trials of Dickie Lynn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
Written by one of the trial attorneys, Apprehended is partly a commentary on the federal system and a critique of one of its failings told in crime pulp fashion. It features some prominent issues and personalities such as Jeff Sessions (former US Attorney general), Miami lawyers Roy Black and Steve Bronis, the Bay of Pigs, agency jealousies and governmental machinations.
Have the Mexican Drug Cartels Evolved Into a Terrorist Insurgency? Drug Trafficking Street Gangs in Mexico, El Chapo, Los Zetas, Sinaloa, Beltran Leyva, Knights Templar, Juarez, Tijuana Cartels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The escalation of violence between rival drug cartels, street gangs, and the government within Mexico has created concern in both Mexico and the United States.
El Olimpo de los narcos. La increíble vida de los "semidioses" de las drogas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,350. Language: Spanish. Published: October 11, 2017 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Esta es una obra sobre la historia del "negocio" y consumo de drogas. El autor rompe con el mito de una sociedad agredida y libre de culpas, y menciona, además de los ineludibles "dioses", algunas figuras de los Estados Unidos que medraron con las drogas y que, incluso, revolucionaron el tráfico. El autor retrata cinco personajes legendarios y otros no menos relevantes en esta historia.
El Chapo, el señor del gran poder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: Spanish. Published: March 3, 2014 by Giron Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Biografía de uno de los capos de la droga más buscados en todo el mundo.
The Merger - The Conglomeration of International Organized Crime
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,820. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
BESTSELLING SEQUEL TO "THE LAUNDRYMEN" Crime is no longer bound by borders. International organized crime gangs have formed joint ventures and strategic alliances to become the most dangerous special interest group on the planet. These unholy alliances provide criminal groups with more power, more leverage, more ill-gotten gains.
National Drug Intelligence Center Reports: National Drug Threat Assessment and The Economic Impact of Illicit Drug Use on American Society
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,740. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
The National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC) prepared a National Drug Threat Assessment (NDTA) that provides federal policymakers and senior officials with a comprehensive appraisal of the danger that trafficking and use of illicit drugs pose to the security of our nation.
Midnight Return: Escaping Midnight Express
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,820. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Billy Hayes leapt from prison isolation to international notoriety when Midnight, the book about his 5 years in and escape from a Turkish prison, became a worldwide bestseller, and an Academy Award-winning film. Midnight Return chronicles his struggles and triumphs in that transition, tracing Billy's journey from desperation to freedom, self-knowledge, and healing.
THE TAKEDOWN - A Suburban Mom, A Coal Miner's Son, and the Unlikely Demise of Colombia's Brutal Norte Valle Cartel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,570. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
In a world where fiction defines criminal investigations, THE TAKEDOWN sets the record straight --- the true story of two unlikely people who, against the odds, spend 15 years bringing down the most brutal cocaine cartel of them all.
The Chemist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,090. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
My name’s Allan Woodman. My friends (and enemies) call me Woody. While people like watching TV shows like Breaking Bad, I lived it. I made the most potent PCP and crystal meth ever sold on the streets. I was the best at what I did. And this is my story.