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Lost and Found: The True Story of Jay...

John Glatt

Jaycee Lee Dugard was just 11 years old when she was kidnapped by strangers off of a South Lake Tahoe street.  Her abduction sparked a flurry of local and national media coverage, and it was the subject of an episode of America's M...

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Published: Sep 2010

Catch Me If You Can: The True Story o...

Frank W. Abagnale

Frank Abagnale was possibly the world's most talented con artist. A high school dropout, Abagnale amassed millions of dollars by passing bad checks, playing the role of an airline pilot (including actually flying commercial airplanes)...

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Published: Aug 2000

The Rescue Artist: A True Story of Ar...

Edward Dolnick

In the predawn hours of a gloomy February day in 1994, two thieves entered the National Gallery in Oslo and made off with one of the world's most famous paintings, Edvard Munch's Scream. It was a brazen crime committed while the whol...

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Published: Jul 2006

Public Enemies: America's Greatest Cr...

Bryan Burrough

Coming in Summer 2009, the major motion picture from Universal Studios 'ludicrously entertaining' (Time), Public Enemies is the story of the most spectacular crime wave in American history, the two-year battle between the young J. ...

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Published: Jul 2005

Secrets in the Cellar

John Glatt

Josef Fritzl was a 73-year-old retired engineer in Austria. He seemed to be living a normal life with his wife, Rosemarie, and their family—though one daughter, Elisabeth, had decades earlier been "lost" to a religious cul...

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Published: Mar 2009

There's a Sucker Born Every Minute: A...

Jeffrey Robinson

One in nine Americans will lose money as a victim of fraud• Every man and woman in the country (and every child with an email address) will be targeted by professional fraudsters-multiple times. • Seven out of every eight frauds g...

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Published: Jun 2010

Slave Girls (St. Martin's True Crime ...

Wensley Clarkson

Secret prisoners behind closed doors, they were real-life Cinderellas-- with no hope of rescue. Nowhere to run...nowhere to hide...nowhere to turn...Enter today's sordid world of slaves and masters, where innocent young girls are sold...

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Published: Jun 1996

Pigs at the Trough: How Corporate Gre...

Arianna Huffington

Who filled the trough? Who set the table at the banquet of greed? How has it been possible for corporate pigs to gorge themselves on grossly inflated pay packages and heaping helpings of stock options while the average American strugg...

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Published: Jan 2004

Deceived: A True Story

Sarah Smith

This powerful memoir introduces student Sarah Smith, whose peaceful existence was shattered one day in 1993 when an IRA bomb exploded near her college. In the aftermath of this terrorist attack, Robert Freegard, a barman she had r...

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Published: Apr 2008

The Gardner Heist: The True Story of ...

Ulrich Boser

Shortly after midnight on March 18, 1990, two men broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and committed the largest art heist in history. They stole a dozen masterpieces, including one Vermeer, three Rembrandts, and f...

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Published: Mar 2010

Doctor Dealer: The Rise and Fall of a...

Mark Bowden

Doctor Dealer is the story of Larry Lavin, a bright, charismatic young man who rose from his working-class uringing to win a scholarship to a prestigious boarding school, earn Ivy League college and dental degrees, and buy his family ...

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Published: May 2001

In Plain Sight: The Startling Truth b...

Tom Smart

This riveting inside story of the intense search for the Salt Lake City teenager reveals never-before-told details of the largest investigation in Utah state history. The firsthand account of Tom Smart, Elizabeth's uncle and one-time ...

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Published: Apr 2006

Tulia: Race, Cocaine, and Corruption ...

Nate Blakeslee

In the summer of 1999, in the tiny west Texas town of Tulia, thirty-nine people, almost all of them black, were arrested and charged with dealing powdered cocaine. The operation, a federally-funded investigation performed in cooperati...

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Published: Sep 2006

Running with the Devil: The True Stor...

Kerrie Droban

The infamous Sonny Barger once declared that the Hells Angels would never be infiltrated. Running with the Devil chronicles the story of the ATF sting and the two undercover agents who risked their lives to prove him wrong. For two ye...

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Published: Oct 2008

The Informant: A True Story

Kurt Eichenwald

From an award-winning New York Times investigative reporter comes an outrageous story of greed, corruption, and conspiracy—which left the FBI and Justice Department counting on the cooperation of one man . . .It was one of the FBI's...

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Published: Jul 2001

Fire Lover

Joseph Wambaugh

On an October evening in South Pasadena, a horrifying wave of flame swept through a large home improvement center, snuffing out the lives of four innocent people, including a two-year-old boy. Firefighters rushed to the scene, even as...

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Published: Jun 2003

A Wayward Angel: The Full Story of th...

George Wethern

We all know about the Hells Angels: toughs on Harleys terrorizing the law-abiding; wild brawls and wild sex; drugs and cruelty, beatings, and even murder. But nobody really knows what it's like to be an Angel except an Angel. In this ...

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Published: Oct 2008

The Art of the Steal: How to Protect ...

Frank W. Abagnale

The world--famous former con artist and bestselling author of Catch Me if You Can now reveals the mind--boggling tricks of the scam trade--with advice that has made him one of America's most sought--after fraud--prevention experts.'I ...

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Published: Nov 2002

The Central Park Five: The Untold Sto...

Sarah Burns

A riveting, in-depth account of one of New York City's most notorious crimes. On April 20, 1989, the body of a woman is discovered in Central Park, her skull so badly smashed that nearly 80 percent of her blood has spilled onto the gr...

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Published: Apr 2012

Dangerous Doses: A True Story of Cops...

Katherine Eban

An exploration of drug counterfeiting activities in America traces a drug theft investigation in Florida with ties to a national network of drug polluters and the government, exposing how political interests may be compromising the in...

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Published: Jan 2005

The Art of Making Money: The Story of...

Jason Kersten

Art Williams was a precocious student with a bright future, but his dreams shattered when his father abandoned the family and his bipolar mother lost her wits. Living in one of Chicago's worst housing projects, Williams was breaking o...

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Published: May 2010

The Valachi Papers

Peter Maas

The First Inside Account of the MafiaIn the 1960s a disgruntled soldier in New York's Genovese Crime Family decided to spill his guts. His name was Joseph Valachi. Daring to break the Mob's code of silence for the first time, Valachi ...

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Published: Mar 2003

Wise Guys: Stories of Mobsters from J...

Clint Willis

Wise Guys takes readers into the heart of Sopranos territory, with a collection featuring the work of best-selling writers from E. L. Doctorow (with an account of mobster Dutch Schultz that includes one of the great execution scenes i...

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Published: May 2003
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