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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
From the freewheeling rush of hijacking trucks to the brutal race wars that marked his decade-long stint in jail, former Mafia insider Louis Ferrante describes his remarkable journey from rising mobster to federal prison inmate to full-time writer. As Louis Ferrante tells it, the bottom line was money?and his word was good. During his teenage years,... more...
- Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 167.40
Ein am Strafzweck der Prävention ausgerichtetes Strafrecht Sinne führt entgegen der oft geäußerten Befürchtung nicht automatisch zu mehr Verboten und harter Bestrafung. Die erforderliche rechtsstaatliche Begrenzung leistet der verfassungsrechtliche Grundsatz der Verhältnismäßigkeit. Wie der Verfasser zeigt, erweist sich dieser gegenüber dem klassischen... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 17.99
A vain man of good looks but no family ties to the Mob, Vincent ?Vinny Gorgeous? Basciano worked his way up to acting boss of the Bonanno crime family, becoming its leader when official boss Joseph Massino went to prison in 2003. When the Mafia was crawling with secret operatives and informants caving to government pressure to flip, Basciano steadfastly... more...
- Robert Hale 2014; US$ 7.28
<div>The Water Doctor's Daughters is the fascinating tale of Dr James Marsden, a wealthy nineteenth-century homeopathist and water-cure practitioner, and his troubled family life. Though Marsden's children grew up knowing some of the most famous personalities of the day, including Charles Darwin and Alfred Tennyson, they were severely... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 3.99
The Great Train Robbery, and the part Ronnie Biggs played in it, is one of the most famous true crime stories of all time. Ronnies imprisonment, subsequent escape and life on the run has been the subject of much discussion and this new book sets out the facts for anyone wishing to find out what really happened on the day of the robbery and in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
The relationship between ageing and crime has been a much neglected issue, the focus rather being on youth. This books aims to redress this imbalance, bringing together a group of leading authorities to address key issues on the subject of crime and ageing, considering older people as both victims and perpetrators of crime, and looking too at conditions... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 5.82
...Within half an hour, the place was buzzing. 'The airport's been shut down.' 'Bank robbers have dumped a car.' 'They've taken hostages.' 'They're tying to get out of the country.' The gossip ranged wide and wild as rumours spread. I got a lift back to the main terminal buildings and spotted our getaway car, highlighted by a ring of police and their... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
An exploration of how Edmund Perry, a 17 year old black honors student from Harlem, was killed soon after graduation by a young white plain clothes policeman in an alleged mugging attempt. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- John Blake Publishing 2007; US$ 8.74
John Bindon is a modern legend. A fine screen presence and a powerful figure in London's underworld, his film-star looks, charm and talent brought him worldwide exposure. His story reads like the plot of a movie which Big John himself might have landed a part in. Usually typecast in tough-guy roles, his on-screen persona was chillingly close to the... more...