The Best American Crime Writing

The Best American Crime Writing

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A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes: Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening expose in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death rowSkip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a "classic good-hearted Texas woman"Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it
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  • Paperback | 330 pages
  • 129.5 x 200.7 x 22.9mm | 294.84g
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 2006 ed.
  • 0060815523
  • 9780060815523
  • 1,289,039

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"Solid and diverse ... Anyone interested in true crime should find something to enjoy in this wide-ranging collection."--Publishers Weekly
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