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The Accidental Terrorist: Confessions of a Reluctant Missionary by William Shunn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Nineteen-year-old Bill Shunn is a man on a mission—a Mormon mission, that is, trolling for converts door-to-door a thousand miles from home. This riveting memoir—by turns hilarious, provocative, and thrilling—traces his accidental journey from that humble beginning to hunted fugitive and international terrorist.
Takka Takka by Kieran Haldenby
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,800. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Takka Takka tells the story of men living the nightmare under unimaginable terrible conditions, and yet in the midst of this terror, this violence and torture, often reaching out to each other and finding, friendship, loyalty and courage. Love and beauty. It is a story that had to be told; and a story that has to be read by all those who long to bring light into the darkness.
Hard Time 2nd Edition: Locked Up Abroad Raving Arizona by Shaun Attwood
Series: The English Shaun Trilogy. Price: $5.38 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime(5.00 from 1 review)
As shown on TV worldwide on Nat Geo’s Locked Up/Banged Up Abroad, Hard Time is the story of how Shaun Attwood, an educated Englishman, survived Arizona’s deadliest jail run by "America's toughest sheriff," Joe Arpaio.
Lifer. 45 Years in Her Majesty's Prisons by Joy Grant Hicks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 166,070. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
The story of a man who was convicted of murder in England in 1968. He was the first person to be convicted on forensic evidence alone. However he always maintained his innocence. When, in 1991 the Parole Board recommended release, the Home Secretary overturned that decision, leading him to choose to fail to return from a Home leave. After 3 years at large he was rearrested and is still in prison.
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era by James R Ashley
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,710. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
BRANCATO “Mafia Street Boss” by Frank Monastra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,850. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The story of Frank Brancato. For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman, but in reality he was the right-hand man of Cleveland Mafia Boss John Scalish. Brancato—Mafia Street Boss gives an insider look at the rise of the Sicilian Mafia in Ohio in its heyday, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Where's the Good in Living When All That You Loved is Gone by T. Michael Fox
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
T. Michael Fox was born in Elgin Illinois in 1958 and raised in Southern California by a loving family. But he had a deep dark secret that destroyed his life. Now, for the first time, he has exposed that secret to the world in an effort to try and reach out to persons like himself to offer hope.
Until Proven Innocent by Arthur Jay Harris
Series: Harris True Crime Collection. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
By now deep into his case, the prosecutor was no longer as sure as he'd been: Were maybe not both of his murder defendants truly guilty? That's when he called his retired dad—would you help me? Dad had been one of the most famous detectives in New York. Years before, he'd solved the real-life murder case the Kojak TV series had been modeled after. A true story. PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED. VIEW “SAMPLE"
Australian Son: the story of Ned Kelly by Max Brown
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Network Creative Services. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A century and one-third after his death, Ned Kelly’s not forgotten, and it’s hard to believe that Australians will ever forget him. In his own lifetime he passed into folklore, as Max Brown makes clear, so where is he now? This is not an easy question, but wherever he is, Max Brown’s book is part of the answer.
It Is What It Is: Systematic Incarceration / Disguised Racism - The Autobiography of Gerald H. Duffy, Jr. by Gerald Duffy, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,870. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws(3.00 from 1 review)
The most explosive, dynamic, and compelling autobiography ever written from behind the walls of Leavenworth's maximum security federal penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas.