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  • Who Killed These Girls?: Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders
    Views : 169
    Pages : 400

    by: Beverly Lowry

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    An exhaustive examination of an unsolved 1991 murder of four teenage girls at a frozen yogurt shop in Austin, Texas.

    The girls had all been shot, their bodies were incinerated at the back of the shop, and one or more of them was raped. F ... more

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    ISBN-10: 0307594114

    ISBN-13: 9780307594112

    Language: English

  • Murder in the Bayou: Who Killed the Women Known as the Jeff Davis 8?
    Views : 150
    Pages : 272

    by: Ethan Brown

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    Grisly account of unsolved murders in a small Louisiana town.

    New Orleans–based investigative reporter Brown (Shake the Devil Off: A True Story of the Murder that Rocked New Orleans, 2009, etc.) spent two years unraveling the sto ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1476793255

    ISBN-13: 9781476793252

    Language: English

  • You Have the Right to Remain Innocent
    Views : 128
    Pages : 152

    by: James Duane

    Publisher: pLittle A

    Book Description

    Building on his much-viewed YouTube video “Don’t Talk to the Police,” former criminal defense attorney and legal scholar Duane (Regent Univ. School of Law) offers a cogent, concise argument for keeping silent.

    Why is it, asks the a ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1503933393

    ISBN-13: 9781503933392

    Language: English

  • Pablo Escobar: My Father
    Views : 6
    Pages : 368

    by: Juan Pablo Escobar Andrea Rosenberg

    Publisher: pThomas Dunne Books

    Book Description

    Biography of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar (1949-1993) by his understandably conflicted son.

    Escobar, an Argentina-based architect and subject of the documentary Sins of My Father, sees his father’s infamy alongside qualities of a d ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1250104629

    ISBN-13: 9781250104625

    Language: English

  • Both Sides of the Line: The True Story of a Life-Changing Football Mentor Who Became a Longtime Target of America's Most Wanted
    Views : 329
    Pages : 320

    by: Kevin Kelly

    Publisher: pBancroft Press

    Book Description

    Hit the quarterback. Hit the mook. This tale of crime and penalty focuses on a local antihero who did plenty of both.

    Kelly, a member of the conference-winning Saint Don Bosco Technical High School team of 1974, tells two stories. The fi ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1610881699

    ISBN-13: 9781610881692

    Language: English

  • Obama's Guantánamo: Stories from an Enduring Prison
    Views : 357
    Pages : 256

    by: Jonathan Hafetz

    Publisher: pNYU Press

    Book Description

    As Barack Obama’s presidency comes to a close, lawyers who defend inmates at Guantánamo assess his broken promise to close the prison and the legacy he will leave.

    Though the public knows it as a prison for the world’s most hardened ... more

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    ISBN-10: 1479852805

    ISBN-13: 9781479852802

    Language: English

  • A Good Month for Murder: The Inside Story of a Homicide Squad
    Views : 146
    Pages : 288

    by: Del Quentin Wilber

    Publisher: pHenry Holt and Co.

    Book Description

    Propulsive account of a hard-charging homicide unit in a high-crime Washington, D.C., suburb.

    Wilber (Rawhide Down: The Near Assassination of Ronald Reagan, 2011), who covers the Justice Department for the Los Angeles Times, ... more

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    ISBN-10: 080509881X

    ISBN-13: 9780805098815

    Language: English