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Beneath the Tamarind Tree: A Story of Courage, Family, and the Lost Schoolgirls of Boko Haram
By Dey Street Books
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ean: 9780062686671, isbn: 0062686674,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
“It is no accident that the places in the world where we see the most instability are those in which the rights of women and girls are denied. Isha Sesay’s indispensable and gripping account of the brutal abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko Haram terrorists provides a stark reminder of the great unfinished business of the 21st century: equality for girls and women around the world.”— Hillary Rodham ClintonThe first definitive account of the lost girls of Boko Haram and why their s

Murder on Birchleaf Drive: The True Story of the Michelle Young Murder Case
By Black Lyon Publishing
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ean: 9781934912867, isbn: 1934912867,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Was Jason the monster who bludgeoned his beautiful wife to death, leaving his toddler alone for hours to walk through her blood? If so--would he get away with it? To the outside world, Jason and Michelle Young lived a storybook life--an attractive couple with great jobs, a beautiful home, a precocious two-year-old daughter, and a baby boy on the way. Soon after the 29-year-old pregnant mother's brutally beaten body was discovered on their bedroom floor, a very different picture emerged. Of a mar

Second City Sinners: True Crime from Historic Chicago's Deadly Streets
By Lyons Press
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ean: 9781493038459, isbn: 1493038451,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Countless criminals have made their mark on Chicago and the surrounding communities. Chicago Sun-Times journalist Jon Seidel takes readers back in time to the days when H. H. Holmes lurked in his ''Murder Castle'' and guys named Al Capone and John Dillinger ruled the underworld. Drawing upon years of reporting, and with special access to the Chicago Daily News and Chicago Sun-Times archives, Jon Seidel explains how men like Nathan Leopold, Richard Loeb, and Richard Speck tried to get away with h

The Thirty-Year Genocide: Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674916456, isbn: 067491645X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
A reappraisal of the giant massacres perpetrated by the Ottoman Empire, and then the Turkish Republic, against their Christian minorities.Between 1894 and 1924, three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region’s Christian minorities, who had previously accounted for 20 percent of the population. By 1924, the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks had been reduced to 2 percent. Most historians have treated these waves as distinct, isolated events, and successive Turkish governments

Frozen Tears: The Fort Leonard Wood MP Murders
By Red Engine Press
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ean: 9781943267705, isbn: 1943267707,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
In 1977, four teenagers were kidnapped and attacked near and on Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Only one survived. This book is written by the first responder to the call, Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper J.B. King. He goes back in time to tell it how it was from the moment of the crime until the conviction of Military Police Game Warden Johnny Lee Thornton. Riveting!His purpose is to tell the story of Pulaski County Missouri's ‘Crime of the Century’ in detail and with clarity. From the f

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
By Random House Large Print
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ean: 9781984883216, isbn: 1984883216,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWinner of the Orwell Prize''A masterful history of the Troubles. . . Extraordinary. . .As in the most ingenious crime stories, Keefe unveils a revelation — lying, so to speak, in plain sight.''—Maureen Corrigan, NPRFrom award-winning New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe, a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussionsIn December 1972, Jean McConville, a thirty-eight-year-old mother of ten, was dr

A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America
By Crown
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ean: 9781524759933, isbn: 9781524759933,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
Now the Netflix Limited Series Unbelievable, starring Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, and Kaitlyn Dever • Two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists tell the riveting true crime story of a teenager charged with lying about having been raped—and the detectives who followed a winding path to arrive at the truth. “Gripping . . . [with a] John Grisham–worthy twist.”—Emily Bazelon, New York Times Book Review (Editors’ Choice) On August 11, 2008, eighteen-year-old Marie reported that

Hitler's Last Hostages: Looted Art and the Soul of the Third Reich
By PublicAffairs
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ean: 9781610397360, isbn: 1610397363,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Adolf Hitler's obsession with art not only fueled his vision of a purified Nazi state--it was the core of his fascist ideology. Its aftermath lives on to this day.Nazism ascended by brute force and by cultural tyranny. Weimar Germany was a society in turmoil, and Hitler's rise was achieved not only by harnessing the military but also by restricting artistic expression. Hitler, an artist himself, promised the dejected citizens of postwar Germany a purified Reich, purged of ''degenerate'' influenc

The Girls: An All-American Town, a Predatory Doctor, and the Untold Story of the Gymnasts Who Brought Him Down
By Seal Press
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ean: 9781580058803, isbn: 1580058809,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
The inside story of how serial predator Larry Nassar got away with abusing hundreds of gymnasts for decades -- and how a team of brave women banded together to bring him down.We think of Larry Nassar as the despicable sexual predator of Olympic gymnasts -- but there is an astonishing, untold story. For decades, in a small-town gym in Michigan, he honed his manipulations on generations of aspiring gymnasts. Kids from the neighborhood. Girls with hopes of a college scholarship. Athletes and parent

The Less People Know About Us: A Mystery of Betrayal, Family Secrets, and Stolen Identity
By Grand Central Publishing
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ean: 9781538730287, isbn: 1538730286,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
In this powerful true crime memoir, an award-winning identity theft expert tells the shocking story of the duplicity and betrayal that inspired her career and nearly destroyed her family.Axton Betz-Hamilton grew up in small-town Indiana in the early '90s. When she was 11 years old, her parents both had their identities stolen. Their credit ratings were ruined, and they were constantly fighting over money. This was before the age of the Internet, when identity theft became more commonplace, so au

The Five Disciplines of Intelligence Collection (NULL)
By CQ Press
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ean: 9781452217635, isbn: 9781452217635,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Leading intelligence experts Mark M. Lowenthal and Robert M. Clark bring you an all new, groundbreaking title. The Five Disciplines of Intelligence Collection describes, in non-technical terms, the definition, history, process, management, and future trends of each intelligence collection source (INT). Authoritative and non-polemical, this book is the perfect teaching tool for classes addressing various types of collection. Chapter authors are past or current senior practitioners of the INT they

The Professionalization of Intelligence Cooperation: Fashioning Method out of Mayhem
By Brand: Palgrave Macmillan
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ean: 9781137269355, isbn: 1137269359,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
An insightful exploration of intelligence cooperation (officially known as liaison), including its international dimensions. This book offers a distinct understanding of this process, valuable to those involved in critical information flows, such as intelligence, risk, crisis and emergency managers.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Re-Evolution of American Street Gangs
By CRC Press Inc
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mpn: 25 black & white illustrations, ean: 9781439871515, isbn: 9781439871515,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
The problem of gangs and gang subculture is a growing threat to the stability of neighborhoods and entire communities. During the past two decades, gang members have increasingly migrated from large urban centers to suburban areas and other countries. This book addresses the intricacies and diversities of street gangs, drawing on the expertise of high-ranking law enforcement officials monitoring terrorist activity and gang-related crimes as well as professional private investigators who have spe

White-Collar Crime: The Essentials
By Sage Publications Inc
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ean: 9781506344775, isbn: 1506344771,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
The thoroughly updated Second Edition of White Collar Crime: The Essentials continues to be a comprehensive, yet concise, resource addressing the most important topics students need to know about white-collar crime. Author Brian K. Payne provides a theoretical framework and context for students that explores such timely topics as crimes by workers, sales-oriented systems, crimes in the health care system, crimes by criminal justice professionals and politicians, crimes in the educational system,

Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism (4th Edition) (What's New in Criminal Justice)
By Pearson
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ean: 9780134846514, isbn: 0134846516,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
For courses in computer crime. A complete, easy-to-understand introduction to computer crime Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism is a comprehensive introduction to the acts and theories of cyber crime, cyber terrorism, and information warfare. Assuming no prior knowledge of technology, the authors cover the types of crimes and terrorist acts committed using computer technology, theories addressing hackers and other digital criminals, and investigative, research, and legal strategies targeting t

Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy
By CQ Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781483307787, isbn: 1483307786,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Mark M. Lowenthal’s trusted guide is the go-to resource for understanding how the intelligence community’s history, structure, procedures, and functions affect policy decisions. In this Sixth Edition of Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy, the author highlights new challenges facing the intelligence community, examining NSA programs, UAVs, the impact of social media, and the effects of the Snowden leaks on collection and Congressional oversight. An expanded chapter on oversight scrutinizes

Paul's Case: The Kingston Letters
By Insomniac Press
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
With two of North America's most notorious serial killer/sex slayers as its focus, Lynn Crosbie's novel, dissects and pathologises the horrific world of Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka. In the true-crime tradition of Norman Mailer and a host of others, this book is a remarkable work of theoretical fiction that sensitively, imaginatively, and systematically analyses the abduction and murder of Bernardo and Homolka's innocent victims while exploring, in startlingly graphic detail, the cultural eff

Profit Without Honor: White Collar Crime and the Looting of America (6th Edition)
By Pearson
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mpn: 9780133008500, ean: 9780133008500, isbn: 9780133008500,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Well-written, witty, and authoritative.   Profit Without Honor clearly exposes the battle between personal gain and individual integrity and provides a comprehensive overview of white-collar crime in American society. Presenting a vivid picture of all types of white-collar crime, the book covers high-profile cases, the latest trends in criminal activity, and a thorough discussion of the victims and consequences of these criminal behaviors. This edition addresses the recurrent financial mel

Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials
By Jones & Bartlett Learning
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ean: 9781284112979, isbn: 9781284112979,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Now in a modernized Third Edition, the best-selling Exploring Criminal Justice: The Essentials continues to engage students in an exploration of the American criminal justice system. This classic text covers the foundational concepts of criminal law and the justice system, including the people and processes that make up the system and how they interact. It features updated statistics and data, contemporary court cases and case studies, and updated references for all topics. With Exploring Crimin

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