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Total Confinement: Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison

Total Confinement

Madness and Reason in the Maximum Security Prison

University of California Press (2004)
US$34.95

In this rare firsthand account, Lorna Rhodes takes us into a hidden world that lies at the heart of...

The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City

The Mole People

Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City

Chicago Review Press (1995)
US$13.99

This book is about the thousands of people who live in the subway, railroad, and sewage tunnels of...

A Slaying in the Suburbs: The Tara Grant Murder
Penguin Publishing Group (2009)
US$8.99

The true story of the Tara Grant murder. To their suburban Detroit neighbors, Stephen and Tara...

A Twisted Faith: A Minister's Obsession and the Murder That Destroyed a Church

A Twisted Faith

A Minister's Obsession and the Murder That Destroyed a Church

St. Martin's Publishing Group (2010)
US$6.79

New York Times bestselling author Gregg Olsen investigates the sensational story of a minister who...

A Million Little Pieces: A shocking exploration of addiction

A Million Little Pieces

A shocking exploration of addiction

John Murray Press (2009)
US$13.99

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Inspirational and essential' Bret Easton Ellis, author of American...

Understanding Marijuana: A New Look at the Scientific Evidence

Understanding Marijuana

A New Look at the Scientific Evidence

Oxford University Press (2002)
US$34.19

What are we to make of the conflicting portrayals of a drug with historical origins dating back to...

American Desperado: My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset

American Desperado

My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset

Crown/Archetype (2011)
US$15.77

The true story of super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the documentary Cocaine Cowboys.    ...

From Binge to Blackout: A Mother and Son Struggle With Teen Drinking

From Binge to Blackout

A Mother and Son Struggle With Teen Drinking

Penguin Publishing Group (2006)
US$9.70

Throughout his college years, Toren Volkmann partied like there was no tomorrow, having what was...

The Sociolinguistics of Sign Languages
Cambridge University Press (2001)
US$42.00

An accessible introduction to the major areas of sociolinguistics as they relate to sign languages...

Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail

Marching Powder

A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail

St. Martin's Publishing Group (2004)
US$13.99

An account of life inside one of the strangest and most notorious prisons in the world, San Pedro in...