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- Counterpoint 2011; US$ 16.99
In 1966, Rebecca Wilson?s father, a Union Leader and civil rights activist, was assassinated on the street in San Francisco. Rebeccaknown throughout as Becky?was three years old. A House with No Roof is Wilson?s gripping memoir of how the murder of her father propelled her family into a life-long search for solace and understanding. Following her... more...
- Barricade Books 2008; US$ 10.99
The story of the American Mafia is not complete without a chapter on Kansas City. The City of Fountains has appeared in The Godfather, Casino, and The Sopranos, but many Midwesterners are not aware that Kansas City has affected the fortunes of the entire underworld. In The Mafia and the Machine, author Frank Hayde ties in every major name in organized... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 7.88
Kevin Lewis grew up on a council estate in South London. Beaten and starved by his parents, ignored by the social services and bullied at school, he was offered a chance to escape this nightmare world and was put into care. Despite his best efforts to make things work out, his life spiralled out of control. At the age of 17 he became caught up in the... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 110.00
From Gilded Age railroad scandals to the muckraking period and from the Savings and Loan debacle to corporate fallout during the recent economic meltdown, some individuals and companies have chosen to take the low road to achieve "the American dream." While these offenders throughout modern history may have lacked ethics, morals, or good judgment,... more...
- Unbridled Books 2009; US$ 9.99
The fourth of Candida Lawrence?s stand-alone memoirs, the collection of pieces that is Vanishing reveals a life-long awareness of human fragility and the constant proximity of alienation and separation. A survivor in the truest sense and a woman with the greatest personal resilience, Candida Lawrence recalls what it is to make each day an assertion... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2011; US$ 4.36
Throughout an astonishing criminal career, Johnny Ramensky was the foremost safe-blower of his era. His exploits and audacious escapes from maximum security prisons also helped make him a household name - admired by some, notorious to others. But when the Second World War broke out, Ramensky joined the elite Commandos and his story became legend. Peacetime... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2011; US$ 12.80
Today I am 22 years of age. I used to be a person who was working in the complex streets of Geylang and the black market. I was a gangster in three different criminal organizations. Robbery, assault, peddling drugs, extortion At the end of everything I have done in the underworld, I have never brought goodness to anyone around me. People... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 54.99
Die Terrorismusforschung gewinnt als eigenes Forschungsfeld der Politikwissenschaft zunehmend an Bedeutung. Nach dem 11. September 2001 wurden insbesondere im angelsächsischen Teil der Welt unzählige Bücher über das Thema verfasst, Konferenzen organisiert und neben Forschungsprojekten auch eine ganze Reihe von Fachzeitschriften ins Leben gerufen. Auch... more...