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- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 18.99
For the first twenty-five years of his criminal career, Charles "Lucky" Luciano was a vicious mobster who rose to become the multimillionaire king of the New York underworld. For the next twenty-five years of his life, Luciano was a legend---but a fake master criminal without real power, his evil reputation manipulated and maintained by the government... more...
- Atria Books 2007; US$ 20.95
In this ?energetic? ( Publishers Weekly ) memoir, Victor Woods vividly recounts a trouble-filled and misunderstood coming-of-age in the suburbs of Chicago, the rollercoaster ride that led him to captain a multi-million dollar counterfeit scheme, and his life-changing stint in federal prison. In 1990, Victor Woods was charged by the US federal government... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 14.57
THE CLOSEST PLACE ON EARTH THAT YOU WILL GET TO HELL - Charlie Bronson Broadmoor: My Journey Into Hell documents the story of long-term prisoner Charlie Bronson and his five-year stay at Britain?s most notorious mental hospital, Broadmoor. His journey has, until now, never been told. In the winter of 1979, aged just twenty-seven, the inmate who... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00
Theodore Bundy was one of the more infamous, and flamboyant, American serial killers on record, and his story is a complex mix of psychopathology, criminal investigation, and the U.S. legal system. This in-depth examination of Bundy's life and his killing spree that totaled dozens of victims is drawn from legal transcripts, correspondence and interviews... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 21.00
In this brilliant history of Prohibition and its most notorious gangster, acclaimed biographer Laurence Bergreen takes us to the gritty streets of Chicago where Al Capone forged his sinister empire. Bergreen shows the seedy and glamorous sides of the age, the rise of Prohibition, the illicit liquor trade, the battlefield that was Chicago. Delving beyond... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
This book aims to both reflect and take forward current thinking on comparative and cross-national and cross-cultural aspects of the history of crime. Its content is wide-ranging: some chapters discuss the value of comparative approaches in aiding understanding of comparative history, and providing research directions for the future; others address... more...
- Edhasa 2013; US$ 27.65
Sobre todo en el mundo anglosajón, la bibliografía sobre la guerra de Crimea (1853-1856) es muy abundante, y en principio podría resultar extraño que alguien como Orlando Figes dedicara un libro al tema, pues es además su primer libro sobre una guerra. Sin embargo, lo que es evidente que un autor del prestigio de Figes si aborda la guerra de Crimea... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Believing himself to be on a "God-given mission," Joseph Paul Franklin was the only racially motivated serial killer ever pursued by the Justice Department. Mel Ayton examines his murderous life, from his poverty-stricken youth in a backward Alabama suburb to his indoctrination by militant Nazis and southern racists to his eventual capture by the... more...
- TCU Press 2015; Not Available
KATHY CRUZ has received numerous Journalist of the Year honors from Texas press associations, as well as four Stephen Philbin awards for excellence in legal reporting from the Dallas Bar Association?two of which were grand prizes. She is a recipient of a 2011 Texas Gavel Award. Cruz currently resides in Granbury, Texas. more...