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True Crime : Real-Life Stories of Grave-Robbing, Identity Theft, Abduction, Addition, Obsession, Murder, and More
by Lee Gutkind


Overview - The real-life stories collected here reflect not only the myriad ways in which a law can be broken, but also the countless ways in which crime -- whether in the news or close to home -- can be experienced. In these diverse and compelling narratives, award-winning journalists investigate the attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords and the unsolved lynching of Claude Neal; an identity thief finds herself confronted by one of her victims; a triple homicide rattles a high school swim team; a young adventurer supports her travels by smuggling Peruvian pre-Columbian artifacts; a woman struggles to live free of the ex-boyfriend who kidnapped and tortured her; and more.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The real-life stories collected here reflect not only the myriad ways in which a law can be broken, but also the countless ways in which crime -- whether in the news or close to home -- can be experienced. In these diverse and compelling narratives, award-winning journalists investigate the attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords and the unsolved lynching of Claude Neal; an identity thief finds herself confronted by one of her victims; a triple homicide rattles a high school swim team; a young adventurer supports her travels by smuggling Peruvian pre-Columbian artifacts; a woman struggles to live free of the ex-boyfriend who kidnapped and tortured her; and more. While appealing to true crime audiences, this unique mix of personal essays and award-winning long form newspaper narratives will also appeal to creative writing and journalism programs, as well as to readers of memoir and crime fiction.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781937163143
  • ISBN-10: 1937163148
  • Publisher: In Fact Books
  • Publish Date: June 2013
  • Page Count: 259
  • Dimensions: 8.95 x 6.1 x 0.79 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


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