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One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway
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One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway

By Asne Seierstad

Virago, Great Britain, 2015. Trade Paperback. Good Condition. On 22 July 2011 Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 of his fellow Norwegians in a terrorist atrocity that shocked the world. Many were teenagers, just beginning their adult lives. In the devastating aftermath, the inevitable questions began. How could this happen? Why did it happen? And who was Anders Breivik? Asne Seierstad was uniquely placed to explore these questions. An award-winning foreign correspondent, she had spent years writing about people caught up in violent conflict. Now, for the first time, she was being asked to write about her home country. Based on extensive testimonies and interviews, One of Us is the definitive account of the massacres and the subsequent trial. But more than that, it is the compelling story of Anders Breivik and a select group of his victims. A picture emerges of a killer - isolated, awkward, with a strange and troubled childhood. And on the other side, we come to know fascinating, dazzling young people such as Simon Saebo and Bano Rashid, eager to contribute to their society. As we follow the path to their inevitable collision, it becomes clear just what was lost in that one day. A gripping, shattering and vital book, One of Us is the story of a massacre and a study of evil. But it is also a story about community versus isolation, hope versus rejection, love versus bigotry - and a powerful memorial to those who lost their lives. 528 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; True Crime. ISBN/EAN: 9781844089208. Inventory No: 249022.. 9781844089208

$10.53

The Harry Gordon Story: How I Faked my Own Death
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The Harry Gordon Story: How I Faked my Own Death

By Harry Gordon

New Holland, Australia, 2007. Trade Paperback. Good Condition. After a police investigation Harry Gordon was declared dead but no body was found. A funeral too place and his grieving wife was about to collect a payout of $3.1 million dollars. 287 pages. Covered in non removable plastic covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography; True Crime. ISBN/EAN: 9781741105841. Inventory No: 248243.. 9781741105841

$8.78

Aum Shrinrikyo - Japan's Unholy Sect
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Aum Shrinrikyo - Japan's Unholy Sect

By Rei Kimura

Private Publication, Singapore, 2003. Reprint. Softcover. Near Fine Condition. This is the true story of a mysterious religious cult Aum Shinrikyo which threw the neat orderly Japanese society into pandemonium with its massive acts of terroism murders culminating in the bloody Tokyo subway sarin gas poisoning in which over 3,000 innocent commuters perished. 138 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN: 1588987418. ISBN/EAN: 9781588987419. Inventory No: 247570.. 9781588987419

$8.43

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil [A Savannah Story]
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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil [A Savannah Story]

By John Berendt

Vintage, Australia, 1995. Softcover. Good Condition. Voodoo. Decadent socialites packing Lugars. Cotillions. With towns like Savannah, Georgia, who needs Fellini? Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil takes two narrative strands--each worthy of its own book--and weaves them together to make a single fascinating tale. The first is author John Berendt's loving depiction of the characters and rascals that prowled Savannah in the eight years it was his home-away-from-home. "Eccentrics thrive in Savannah," he writes, and proves the point by introducing Luther Diggers, a thwarted inventor who just might be plotting to poison the town's water supply; Joe Odom, a jovial jackleg lawyer and squatter nonpareil; and, most memorably, the Lady Chablis, whom you really should meet for yourself. Then, on May 2, 1981, the book's second story line commences, when Jim Williams, a wealthy antique dealer and Savannah's host with the most, kills his "friend" Danny Hansford. (If those quotes make you suspect something, you should.) Was it self-defense, as Williams claimed--or murder? The book sketches four separate trials, during which the dark side of this genteel party town is well and truly plumbed. 388 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; True Crime. ISBN: 0099521016. ISBN/EAN: 9780099521013. Inventory No: 247219.. 9780099521013

$5.97

Portrait Of A Killer [Jack The Ripper: Case Closed]
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Portrait Of A Killer [Jack The Ripper: Case Closed]

By Patricia Cornwell

Little Brown, Australia, 2002. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Now updated with new material that brings the killer's picture into clearer focus.In the fall of 1888, all of London was held in the grip of unspeakable terror. An elusive madman calling himself Jack the Ripper was brutally butchering women in the slums of London's East End. Police seemed powerless to stop the killer, who delighted in taunting them and whose crimes were clearly escalating in violence from victim to victim. And then the Ripper's violent spree seemingly ended as abruptly as it had begun. He had struck out of nowhere and then vanished from the scene. Decades passed, then fifty years, then a hundred, and the Ripper's bloody sexual crimes became anemic and impotent fodder for puzzles, mystery weekends, crime conventions, and so-called "Ripper Walks" that end with pints of ale in the pubs of Whitechapel. But to number-one "New York Times" bestselling novelist Patricia Cornwell, the Ripper murders are not cute little mysteries to be transformed into parlor games or movies but rather a series of terrible crimes that no one should get away with, even after death. Now Cornwell applies her trademark skills for meticulous research and scientific expertise to dig deeper into the Ripper case than any detective before her--and reveal the true identity of this fabled Victorian killer.In" Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper, Case Closed," Cornwell combines the rigorous discipline of twenty-first century police investigation with forensic techniques undreamed of during the late Victorian era to solve one of the most infamous and difficult serial murder cases in history. Drawing on unparalleled access to original Ripper evidence, documents, and records, as well as archival, academic, and law-enforcement resources, FBI profilers, and top forensic scientists, Cornwell reveals that Jack the Ripper was none other than a respected painter of his day, an artist now collected by some of the world's finest museums: Walter Richard Sickert.It has been said of Cornwell that no one depicts the human capability for evil better than she. Adding layer after layer of circumstantial evidence to the physical evidence discovered by modern forensic science and expert minds, Cornwell shows that Sickert, who died peacefully in his bed in 1942, at the age of 81, was not only one of Great Britain's greatest painters but also a serial killer, a damaged diabolical man driven by megalomania and hate. She exposes Sickert as the author of the infamous Ripper letters that were written to the Metropolitan Police and the press. Her detailed analysis of his paintings shows that his art continually depicted his horrific mutilation of his victims, and her examination of this man's birth defects, the consequent genital surgical interventions, and their effects on his upbringing present a casebook example of how a psychopathic killer is created.New information and startling revelations detailed in "Portrait of a Killer" include: - How a year-long battery of more than 100 DNA tests--on samples drawn by Cornwell's forensics team in September 2001 from original Ripper letters and Sickert documents--yielded the first shadows of the 75- to 114 year-old genetic evid... 387 pages. Light tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN: 0316861596. ISBN/EAN: 9780316861595. Inventory No: 247178.. 9780316861595

$11.94

The Stranger You Know: The Mysteries Behind The Kim Barry Murder
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The Stranger You Know: The Mysteries Behind The Kim Barry Murder

By John Suter-Linton

Gary Allen, Australia, 1997. Softcover. Very Good Condition. 236 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN: 1875702482. ISBN/EAN: 9781875702480. Inventory No: 246676.. 9781875702480

$11.94

Without Fear or Favour
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Without Fear or Favour

By Bob Bottom

Sun Books, Melbourne, 1984. Softcover. Good Condition. 170 pages. Pages well browned. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN: 0725104538. ISBN/EAN: 9780725104535. Inventory No: 246413.. 9780725104535

$9.83

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

By John Grisham

Century, Australia, 2006. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. John Grisham's first work of non-fiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, in 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, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits - drinking, drugs and women. He began to show signs of mental illness. Unable to keep a job, he moved in with his mother and slept 20 hours a day on her sofa. In 1982, a 21 year-old cocktail waitress in Ada named Debra Sue Carter was raped and murdered, and for five years the police could not solve the crime. For reasons that were never clear, they suspected Ron Williamson and his friend Dennis Fritz. The two were finally arrested in 1987 and charged with capital murder. With no physical evidence, the prosecution's case was built on junk science and the testimony of jaihouse snitches and convicts. Dennis Fritz was found guilty and given a life sentence. Ron Williamson was sent to Death Row. If you believe that in America you are innocent until proven guilty, this book will shock you. If you believe in the death penalty, this book will disturb you. If you believe the criminal justice system is fair, this book will infuriate you. 360 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: True Crime; ISBN: 1846050383. ISBN/EAN: 9781846050381. Inventory No: 244045.. 9781846050381

$11.94

Anton Woode: The Boy Murderer
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Anton Woode: The Boy Murderer

By Dick Kreck

Fulcrum Publishing, USA, 2006. Softcover. Very Good Condition. As he sat behind his lawyer at the defendant's table in the courtroom, no one who looked at the sweet-faced boy could believe that he was guilty of what he was on trial for-shooting a man in the back. He was, after all, only eleven years old, if his mother were to be believed." So begins this true tale of juvenile crime, focusing on one incident in 1892: Murder by a young child. The murder itself proves to be secondary; the main focus is how this act by an 11-year-old shaped the lives of the people involved. Here again, just as he did in "Murder at the Brown Palace," Kreck is able to use his journalistic senses to uncover the story within the story. What seems to be a simple case of one kid gone bad, turns into an investigation of how juvenile crime was handled around the turn of the century, and how the system has come full circle today with punishment taking precedence over rehabilitation. 215 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN: 1555915787. ISBN/EAN: 9781555915780. Inventory No: 242659.. 9781555915780

$7.02

Chopper 2: Hits and Memories
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Chopper 2: Hits and Memories

By Mark Brandon Read

Floradale Productions, Australia, 2000. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition. Underworld executioner Mark Brandon 'Chopper' Read was released from Pentridge Prison in November, 1991, vowing never to return. He became a bizarre celebrity as his autobiography Chopper From the Inside became a bestseller. Six months later he was back in jail writing his second volume of memoirs. This is it. 211 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN: 0646109871. ISBN/EAN: 9780646109879. Inventory No: 240431.. 9780646109879

$10.53

Chopper 3: How To Shoot friends and Influence People
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Chopper 3: How To Shoot friends and Influence People

By Mark Brandon Read

Floradale Productions, Australia, 2000. Reprint. Softcover. Good Condition. A loner since his strict Seventh Day Adventist childhood, Mark Bradon Read grew into a streetfighter, standover man, gunman and underworld executioner. Although feared throughout the Australian crime world, Read admits to being a criminal failure because he has spent most of his adult life in jail. But he has become a notorious celebrity as his crime memories have topped bestseller lists. Now self-styled writer in residence at Tasmania's Risdon Prison, he has completed his third volume of memoirs. This is it. 214 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN: 0646154443. ISBN/EAN: 9780646154442. Inventory No: 240432.. 9780646154442

$10.53

Underbelly - The Golden Mile
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Underbelly - The Golden Mile

By John Silvester And Andrew Rule

Sly Ink, Australia, 2010. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. It's 1989 and the cops are on the take and the crims are on the make. They are kings of the Cross. They run the street that put the sin in Sin City. The Golden Mile.Strippers, gamblers, gunmen, dealers, bouncers, bagmen - they all come to where the action is.Kim Hollingsworth is a policeman's daughter who wants to follow daddy's footsteps. She's a stripper and a hooker but that's no problem...until she blows the whistle on bent cops who think they can stand over her. They are wrong. Then there's 'Teflon John' Ibrahim, the rising star who made his name looking after the Bayeh brothers. And there are Trevor Haken, Chook Fowler and the other Kings Cross cops who treat the street as their playground-and play as if there's no tomorrow. But, in 1995, tomorrow comes: the Wood Royal Commission takes on the Black Knights in the police force. The result is mayhem.Underbelly: The Golden Mile is the story of the collapse of a gloriously corrupt empire, of the chaos that follows and the ultimate victory of strong and honest police. A story seen through the eyes of some of the most charming, corrupt, deadly and sexy people of the time. In the end, strong and honest police win control of the most infamous strip in Australia. For now. 371 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780980697100. Inventory No: 239347.. 9780980697100

$9.83

The Suspicions Of Mr. Whicher Or The Murder At Road Hill House
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The Suspicions Of Mr. Whicher Or The Murder At Road Hill House

By Kate Summerscale

Bloomsbury, Great Britain, 2009. Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. It is a summer's night in 1860. In an elegant detached Georgian house in the village of Road, Wiltshire, all is quiet. Behind shuttered windows the Kent family lies sound asleep. At some point after midnight a dog barks. The family wakes the next morning to a horrific discovery: an unimaginably gruesome murder has taken place in their home. The household reverberates with shock, not least because the guilty party is surely still among them. Jack Whicher of Scotland Yard, the most celebrated detective of his day, reaches Road Hill House a fortnight later. He faces an unenviable task: to solve a case in which the grieving family are the suspects. The murder provokes national hysteria. The thought of what might be festering behind the closed doors of respectable middle-class homes - scheming servants, rebellious children, insanity, jealousy, loneliness and loathing - arouses fear and a kind of excitement. But when Whicher reaches his shocking conclusion there is uproar and bewilderment. A true story that inspired a generation of writers such as Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens and Arthur Conan Doyle, this has all the hallmarks of the classic murder mystery - a body; a detective; a country house steeped in secrets. In The Suspicions of Mr Whicher Kate Summerscale untangles the facts behind this notorious case, bringing it back to vivid, extraordinary life. 372 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: true Crime; True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 978747596486. Inventory No: 239025.. 978747596486

$8.43

Leadbelly: Inside Australia's Underworld Wars
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Leadbelly: Inside Australia's Underworld Wars

By John Silvester and Andrew Rule

Floradale Productions / Sly Ink, Australia, 2004. Softcover. Very Good Condition. When you're hot your're hot...and when you're shot you're shot.Another day, another underworld funeral. In Melbourne, generations of gangsters have lived and died by the creed We catch and kill our own. But now the violence bubbling under the surface has spilled into open war on the streets. This is the story of the gangsters, the hitmen and the plice who deal with them in the deadliest game of all. 348 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN: 0975231804. ISBN/EAN: 9780975231807. Inventory No: 235941.. 9780975231807

$10.53

Infiltration: The True Story of the Man Who Cracked The Mafia
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Infiltration: The True Story of the Man Who Cracked The Mafia

By Colin McLaren

Victory Books, Australia, 2011. Trade Paperback. Good Condition. A fascinating mix of true crime and memoir, this narrative chronicles detective Colin McLaren’s undercover operation as he infiltrates the Australian mafia. For years, McLaren eats with them, visits in their homes, and cuddles their kids, all the while climbing the N'Drangheta and, finally, befriending the Griffith Godfather, Antonio Romeo. In the meantime, the Mafiosi know they have a snitch and are leaving no stone unturned in their search for the traitor. Offering insight into the most notorious crimes in that nation’s history, this is the world of listening devices, wire taps, and drug deals during two of the bloodiest decades in organized crime. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780522857467. Inventory No: 235846.. 9780522857467

$17.56

Pirates of the 21st Century: How Modern-Day Buccaneers are terrorising The World's Oceans
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Pirates of the 21st Century: How Modern-Day Buccaneers are terrorising The World's Oceans

By Nigel Cawthorne

John Blake, London, 2009. Trade Paperback. Near Fine Condition. In November 2008, Somali pirates seized the Sirius Star, a supertanker carrying $100 million-worth of oil and demanded a $25 million ransom for its return. This story, following hot on the heels of the capture of the Ukrainian vessel MV Faina, brought piracy back to the front pages - but these were by no means isolated incidents. Over the past few years, piracy has once again become the scourage of the high seas. Throughout 2008, close to 90 ships were seized in the Gulf of Aden alone and, in many cases, the pirates were paid million-dollar ransoms to release them. What is the reason for this modern-day phenomenon and just who are the men behind it? What started as a patrol to combat commerical plundering of their fish stocks has now grown into a highly organised and lucrative business. In a war-torn country, the pirates have brought hope and entire villages depend on the wealth that they bring in - they have even been likened to Robin Hood. But whatever the motives behind their actions, these modern-day buccaneers should not be romanticised - their attacks are becoming more violent and they are increasingly in possession of automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades. Nigel Cawthorne looks at the attacks that have taken place in the Malacca Straits, the Gulf of Guinea and off the coast of Bangladesh, plus he questions how the international community and its peace-keeping forces can try to bring stability and security back to the oceans of the world. 276 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: True Crime; Britain/UK; True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9781844548071. Inventory No: 234706.. 9781844548071

$9.83

Kingpin: The True Story of Max Butler, The Master Hacker Who Ran A Billion Dollar Cyber Crime Network
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Kingpin: The True Story of Max Butler, The Master Hacker Who Ran A Billion Dollar Cyber Crime Network

By Kevn Poulsen

Hachette, Australia, 2011. Trade Paperback. Good Condition. Former hacker Kevin Poulsen has, over the past decade, built a reputation as one of the top investigative reporters on the cybercrime beat. In Kingpin, he pours his unmatched access and expertise into book form for the first time, delivering a gripping cat-and-mouse narrative--and an unprecedented view into the twenty-first century's signature form of organized crime. The word spread through the hacking underground like some unstoppable new virus: Someone--some brilliant, audacious crook--had just staged a hostile takeover of an online criminal network that siphoned billions of dollars from the US economy. The FBI rushed to launch an ambitious undercover operation aimed at tracking down this new kingpin; other agencies around the world deployed dozens of moles and double agents. Together, the cybercops lured numerous unsuspecting hackers into their clutches. . . . Yet at every turn, their main quarry displayed an uncanny ability to sniff out their snitches and see through their plots. The culprit they sought was the most unlikely of criminals: a brilliant programmer with a hippie ethic and a supervillain's double identity. As prominent -white-hat- hacker Max -Vision- Butler, he was a celebrity throughout the programming world, even serving as a consultant to the FBI. But as the black-hat -Iceman, - he found in the world of data theft an irresistible opportunity to test his outsized abilities. He infiltrated thousands of computers around the country, sucking down millions of credit card numbers at will. He effortlessly hacked his fellow hackers, stealing their ill-gotten gains from under their noses. Together with a smooth-talking con artist, he ran a massive real-world crime ring. And for years, he did it all with seeming impunity, even as countless rivals ran afoul of police. Yet as he watched the fraudsters around him squabble, their ranks riddled with infiltrators, their methods inefficient, he began to see in their dysfunction the ultimate challenge: He would stage his coup and fix what was broken, run things as they should be run--even if it meant painting a bull's-eye on his forehead. Through the story of this criminal's remarkable rise, and of law enforcement's quest to track him down, Kingpin lays bare the workings of a silent crime wave still affecting millions of Americans. In these pages, we are ushered into vast online-fraud supermarkets stocked with credit card numbers, counterfeit checks, hacked bank accounts, dead drops, and fake passports. We learn the workings of the numerous hacks--browser exploits, phishing attacks, Trojan horses, and much more--these fraudsters use to ply their trade, and trace the complex routes by which they turn stolen data into millions of dollars. And thanks to Poulsen's remarkable access to both cops and criminals, we step inside the quiet, desperate arms race that law enforcement continues to fight with these scammers today. Ultimately, Kingpin is a journey into an underworld of startling scope and power, one in which ordinary American teenagers work hand in hand with murderous Russian mobsters and where a simple Wi-Fi connection can unleash a torrent of gold worth millions 246 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780733627712. Inventory No: 234125.. 9780733627712

$8.43

The History of Assassination
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The History of Assassination

By Brian McConnell

Aurora Publishers, USA, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. 359 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: True Crime; True Crime; Inventory No: 228576.. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

$14.04

Swindlers & Rogues in French Drama
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Swindlers & Rogues in French Drama

By Hilda Laura Norman

University of Chicago, USA, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 259 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: True Crime; True Crime; Inventory No: 228224.. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries.

$17.56

Friends of the Family : The Inside Story of the Mafia Cops Case
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Friends of the Family : The Inside Story of the Mafia Cops Case

By Tommy Dades, Mike Vecchione and David Fisher

Harper Collins Publishers, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2009. Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 308pages. This book reveals for the first time, the complete tale of cold blooded muurder, kidnapping, betrayal, corruption and graft and of how two crooked NYPD cops were brought to justice. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: True Crime; True Crime; ISBN/EAN: 9780732285333. Inventory No: 032538.. 9780732285333

$8.43