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A Book of Remarkable Criminals

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9781437808674 | Indypublish.Com, May 31, 2008, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: A Book of Remarkable Criminals
9781421806273 | 1st World Library, February 28, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The silent workings, and still more the explosions, of human passion which bring to light the darker elements of man's nature present to the philosophical observer considerations of intrinsic interest; while to the jurist, the study of human nature and human character with its infinite varieties, especially as affecting the connection between motive and action, between irregular desire or evil disposition and crime itself, is equally indispensable and difficult.
9781588278920 | Indypublish.Com, February 1, 2002, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9780883551943, titled "Book of Remarkable Criminals" | Reprint edition (Hyperion Pr, June 1, 1975), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: [W]e must be content to study in the microcosm of ordinary crime those instincts, selfish, greedy, brutal which, exploited often by bad men in the so-called cause of nations, have wrought such havoc to the happiness of mankind.

Paperback:

9781519579607 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 28, 2015, cover price $13.00
9781515064978 | Createspace Independent Pub, July 13, 2015, cover price $7.49 | About this edition: "The silent workings, and still more the explosions, of human passion which bring to light the darker elements of man's nature present to the philosophical observer considerations of intrinsic interest; while to the jurist, the study of human nature and human character with its infinite varieties, especially as affecting the connection between motive and action, between irregular desire or evil disposition and crime itself, is equally indispensable and difficult.
9781502879004 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 23, 2015, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: "[.
9781502866080 | Createspace Independent Pub, March 4, 2015, cover price $14.99
9781500175214 | Createspace Independent Pub, June 12, 2014, cover price $8.95 | About this edition:  TRUE CRIME"For violence and hurt tangle every man in their toils, and for the most part fall on thehead of him from whom they had their rise; nor is it easy for one who by his act breaks the common pact of peace to lead a calm and quiet life.
11 other edition(s) in this binding (see all)

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Product Description: Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, the notorious Bonnie and Clyde, ruled the front of newspapers and the publics imagination in the 1930s. While most of the nation suffered under the Great Depression, the duo and their gang pulled off a string of robberies, leaving many dead in their daring escapes...read more

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9781482442519 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $14.05 | About this edition: Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, the notorious Bonnie and Clyde, ruled the front of newspapers and the publics imagination in the 1930s.

Library:

9781482442533 | Gareth Stevens Pub, January 15, 2016, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, the notorious Bonnie and Clyde, ruled the front of newspapers and the publics imagination in the 1930s.

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Product Description: In 1958, nineteen-year-old Charles Starkweather gained notoriety as one of the nation's first spree killers. He murdered eleven people in Nebraska and Wyoming. After a week on the run, he was arrested, later convicted, and sentenced to die in the electric chair...read more

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9781938803659 | Addicus Books, May 30, 2014, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In 1958, nineteen-year-old Charles Starkweather gained notoriety as one of the nation's first spree killers.

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Product Description: These books will take readers deep into modern criminal minds and activities that profoundly affect our world. Read about the country's ongoing war on drugs, study the habits of the world's most dangerous terrorists, examine high-profile mass murder cases, ride the waves with modern-day pirates, peek in on real-life mobsters and learn about serial killers' patterns and motives...read more

Hardcover:

9781619000407 | Eldorado Ink, March 15, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: These books will take readers deep into modern criminal minds and activities that profoundly affect our world.

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Product Description: Anyone who has been on the receiving end of a crime will know that all criminals are bad. But there are some evildoers who are in a whole different league. They are the world's worst criminals. This stylish book is packed full of over one hundred of the most extreme, including Bonnie and Clyde, Gary Ridgeway, Dr...read more

Hardcover:

9781841938547 | Arcturus Pub, May 12, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Anyone who has been on the receiving end of a crime will know that all criminals are bad.
9780572033910 | Foulsham & Co Ltd, September 21, 2007, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: Book by CHARLOTTE GREIG

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9781841937564 | Arcturus Pub, May 12, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Anyone who has been on the receiving end of a crime will know that all criminals are bad.

By Colin Cawthorne (editor) and Nigel Cawthorne (editor)

Paperback:

9780762437207 | Original edition (Running Pr Book Pub, July 27, 2009), cover price $14.95

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Product Description: It is a pity there are getting to be so many places that I can never go back to, but all the same, I do not think it is much fun a man being respectable all his life. Thus begins Don't Call Me a Crook!, a memoir of a 1920s youth thoroughly, noisily and lawlessly lived...read more
By James Kelman (other contributor), Bob Moore, Pat Spry (editor) and Nicholas Towasser (introduced by)

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9780977378807 | Dissident Books, May 1, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: It is a pity there are getting to be so many places that I can never go back to, but all the same, I do not think it is much fun a man being respectable all his life.

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Product Description: Alan J Whiticker writes a compact book on 101 of the world's most fascinating crimes in the last century. From 1901 to 2007, this book covers the shocking truth behind the murders, assassinations, robberies and theft. It includes crimes of passion, terrorism, assassination, underworld murder, sex crimes, society crimes, kidnapping, theft, serial murder and society scandals...read more

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9781741106398 | New Holland Pub Pty Ltd, July 10, 2008, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Alan J Whiticker writes a compact book on 101 of the world's most fascinating crimes in the last century.

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Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)

Hardcover:

9781587653216 | Salem Pr Inc, January 31, 2007, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.

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Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)

Hardcover:

9781587653230 | Salem Pr Inc, January 31, 2007, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.

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Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)

Hardcover:

9781587653223 | Salem Pr Inc, January 31, 2007, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.

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Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.
By Carl L. Bankston (editor)

Hardcover:

9781587653209 | 1 edition (Salem Pr Inc, January 15, 2007), cover price $295.00 | About this edition: Profiles more than six hundred notorious individuals from around the world, including information on their early life, career, legal action taken against them, and legacy.

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Product Description: An historical account of twenty-five biblical crimes, the people involved, the consequences of their actions and the lessons they learned.The bible is filled with crimes committed by the famous and infamous. This books studies twenty-five crimes and provides the biblical context, what the crime was at the time, what crime it would be now, the punishment as told in the Bible and what would be a typical punishment today...read more

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9781932902648 | Faithwalk Pub, November 30, 2006, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: An historical account of twenty-five biblical crimes, the people involved, the consequences of their actions and the lessons they learned.

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A New York Times Bestselling Author At nineteen, May ran away from her home in Ireland to experience life in America, eventually ending up in Chicago. Compellingly attractive to men, she became a prostitute and eventually was hailed as "Queen of the Underworld." Falling in love with a big league criminal, May followed him to Paris where they successfully robbed the American Express. Apprehended, tried and spending time in prison, May returns to her life in America. O'Faolain brings a sympathetic scrutiny to this extraordinary life, reaching across decades for points of connection and understanding.

Hardcover:

9781587249204 | Large print edition (Wheeler Pub Inc, September 23, 2005), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Bestselling Author At nineteen, May ran away from her home in Ireland to experience life in America, eventually ending up in Chicago.
9781573223201 | Riverhead Books, September 22, 2005, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A portrait of the legendary woman outlaw describes her childhood in post-famine Ireland, work as a confidence trickster and grifter in America, love affair with a big-league criminal, imprisonment, and later years.

Paperback:

9781594131684 | Large print edition (Large Print Pr, November 7, 2006), cover price $13.95
9781594482175 | Reprint edition (Riverhead Books, November 7, 2006), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A portrait of the legendary woman outlaw describes her childhood in post-famine Ireland, work as a confidence trickster and grifter in America, love affair with a big-league criminal, successful robbery of Paris's American Express, imprisonment, and later years.

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Product Description: Like most all of Rebecca West's reportage, A Train of Powder approaches great literature. Written between 1946 and 1954, these accounts of four controversial trials explore the nature of crime and punishment, innocence and guilt, retribution and forgiveness...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781566633192 | Ivan R Dee, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Like most all of Rebecca West's reportage, A Train of Powder approaches great literature.

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Tells the stories of most wanted criminals, including murderers, serial killers, gangsters, escaped criminals, and bank robbers that the police and FBI have had difficulty apprehending
By Time-Life Books (editor)

Hardcover:

9780783500201 | Time Life Education, August 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Tells the stories of most wanted criminals, including murderers, serial killers, gangsters, escaped criminals, and bank robbers that the police and FBI have had difficulty apprehending

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Product Description: Focusing on crime and criminals, this is one of a series which provides a broad spectrum of knowledge encompassing science, the arts, religion and social issues. The information is presented in sections designed for ease of access.

Paperback:

9780550170125 | W & R Chambers Ltd, September 1, 1992, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Focusing on crime and criminals, this is one of a series which provides a broad spectrum of knowledge encompassing science, the arts, religion and social issues.

A biographical dictionary of criminals offers more than 600 entries dealing with the world's worst lawbreakers, past and present, including Lizzie Borden, Charles Manson, Victor Lustig, and many others

Hardcover:

9780812828474 | Stein & Day Pub, May 1, 1984, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A biographical dictionary of criminals offers more than 600 entries dealing with the world's worst lawbreakers, past and present, including Lizzie Borden, Charles Manson, Victor Lustig, and many others

Paperback:

9780812862164 | Stein & Day Pub, August 1, 1984, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: A biographical dictionary of criminals offers more than 600 entries dealing with the world's worst lawbreakers, past and present, including Lizzie Borden, Charles Manson, Victor Lustig, and many others

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