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Catch Me If You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Most Extraordinary Liar in the History of Fun and Profit
Catch Me If You Can
The Amazing True Story of the Most Extraordinary Liar in the History of Fun and Profit
Paperback      ISBN: 0767905385
A former confidence man and master impostor recounts his crimes, capture, imprisonment, and current career as a highly paid crime consultant, in a new edition of his best-selling, firsthand account of his international exploits. Reprint.
Dead by Sunset
Dead by Sunset
Paperback      ISBN: 0671001132
Documents the case of the charming and brilliant Brad Cunningham, recreating the investigation into his wife's death and Cunningham's trial for her murder
Paperback      ISBN: 0786707496
Reconstructs the bizarre, bloody journey of a mesmerizing but sinister young man named Charles Sobhraj, the subject of an international man hunt, who swept the globe leaving as many as twenty-four murders in his wake. Reprint.
Paperback      ISBN: 0345404114
A true story of friendship, revenge, and ambiguous justice centers on four men who, as teenagers in an upstate New York reform school, were brutalized by guards, one of whom crosses their path years later
In the Belly of the Beast: Letters from Prison
In the Belly of the Beast
Letters from Prison
Paperback      ISBN: 0679732373
A collection of letters by a federal prisoner provides a candid look at life in prison, revealing his background, politics, and views on parole, rehabilitation, and capital punishment
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
The Devil in the White City
Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Paperback      ISBN: 0375725601
A compelling account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 brings together the divergent stories of two very different men who played a key role in shaping the history of the event--visionary architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and Dr. Henry H. Holmes, an insatiable and charming serial killer who lured women to their deaths. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 250,000 first printing.
Blue Blood
Blue Blood
Hardcover      ISBN: 1573222666
A richly textured, anecdotal portrait of life as a police officer in the NYPD chronicles one man's life as a cop, from growing up with a police officer father and his education at Harvard, to his first day on the beat in the South Bronx and to his rise to detective, capturing the complex life on the street of the city, his law enforcement legacy, and the camraderie of the force. 125,000 first printing.
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
Guarding Sing Sing
Paperback      ISBN: 0375726624
The author, a former guard at Sing Sing prison, looks back on his rookie year in the prison as he attempts to balance basic human decency with the rigors of the prison system. Reprint. 60,000 first printing.
Takedown: The Fall of the Last Mafia Empire
The Fall of the Last Mafia Empire
Paperback      ISBN: 0425192997
A NYPD detective describes his work as an undercover cop, in which role he infltrated a lethal mob cartel to uncover evidence of a conspiracy among the various mob families to extort billions of dollars from the nation's most influential corporations. Reprint.
What the Corpse Revealed: Murder and the Science of Forensic Detection
What the Corpse Revealed
Murder and the Science of Forensic Detection
Paperback      ISBN: 0312975732
An expert in forensic medicine presents sixteen cases drawn from scientific files all around the world to show how technology and forensic science combine to find the answers to many crimes that seem unsolvable. Reprint.