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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

John Grisham · Doubleday; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

John Grisham's first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet.In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's,...
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In Cold Blood

Truman Capote · Vintage
Pages: 343
Format: Paperback

National Bestseller On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues. As Truman Capote...
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The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder

Charles Graeber · Twelve
Format: Hardcover

After his December arrest registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed The Angel of Death by the media But Cullen was no mercy killer nor was he a simple monster He was a favorite son husband beloved father best friend and celebrated caregiver Implicated in the deaths of as many...
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Erik Larson · Alexandria Library
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works and the builder of many of the country's...
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The Stranger Beside Me

Ann Rule · Pocket Books
Pages: 625
Format: Book

THE DEFINITIVE WORK OF AMERICAN TRUE CRIME FROM "AMERICA'S BEST TRUE-CRIME WRITER" (Kirkus Reviews) Utterly unique in its astonishing intimacy, as jarringly frightening as when it first appeared, Ann Rule's The Stranger Beside Me defies our expectation that we would surely...
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I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by Gillian FlynnAfterword by Patton OswaltA masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating...
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American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

MONICA HESSE · Liveright
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Recommended Summer reading by TIME, Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, and Elle. A breathtaking feat of reportage, American Fire combines procedural with love story, redefining American tragedy for our time.The arsons started on a cold November midnight and didn't stop for months. Night...
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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

Deborah Blum · Penguin Press
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Deborah Blum follows New York City's first forensic scientists to discover a fascinating Jazz Age story of chemistry and detection, poison and murder.Deborah Blum, writing with the high style and skill for suspense that is characteristic of the very...
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Doubleday
Pages: 338
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST - AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." - Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewShelf Awareness's Best Book of 2017Named a best book of the year by Wall...
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Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer

Ann Rule · Free Press
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

In the most extraordinary book Ann Rule has ever undertaken, America's master of true crime has spent more than two decades researching the story of the Green River Killer, who murdered more than forty-nine young women. The quest to discover the most prolific serial killer in American...
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