FBI Myths and Misconceptions

FBI Myths and Misconceptions : A Manual for Armchair Detectives

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How much do you really know about the FBI? Do you know who the FBI is? Do you know what the FBI does?

This manual debunks FBI myths and misconceptions for those who read, watch, and write crime dramas about the FBI or have always wanted to be a Special Agent. Like most people, you've probably learned about the FBI from popular culture-reading books and watching TV shows and movies, along with, of course, the news. You might be surprised to learn that a lot of what you've been reading and watching is inaccurate.

Written by retired Special Agent, crime novelist, and true crime podcaster, Jerri Williams, FBI Myths and Misconceptions: A Manual for Armchair Detectives debunks twenty clichés and misconceptions about the FBI, by presenting educational reality checks supported by excerpts from the FBI website, quotes from retired agents, and reviews of popular films and fiction featuring FBI agent characters. This informative and fun manual will help you:

Create realistic FBI characters and plots for your next book or script Impress your armchair detective friends with your knowledge about the FBI Prepare for a career in the FBI and avoid embarrassing yourself at Quantico

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Product details

  • Paperback | 292 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 15mm | 290g
  • English
  • 1732462445
  • 9781732462441
  • 1,403,260

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"FBI Myths and Misconceptions is a terrific resource for writers, citizens, and anyone who's interested in the FBI. Jerri Williams provides an insightful, authoritative look at the inner workings of the Bureau along with entertaining fact-checks on the FBI's portrayal in popular culture. I highly recommend it." --Meg Gardiner, author of the UNSUB series
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