The Best American Crime Writing 2006 [NOOK Book]

Overview

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 exposé in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row
  • Skip ...
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The Best American Crime Writing 2006

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Overview

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 exposé in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row
  • Skip 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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Editorial Reviews

People Magazine
"Arresting reading."
Joyce Carol Oates
“Excellent! I don’t think I have ever encountered such variety in any anthology, of styles, subject matter, points of view.”
People
“Arresting reading.”
Bloomberg News
“Great choices [and] great writing … proves truth is indeed stranger than fiction.”
Entertainment Weekly
“Mixes the political, the macabre, and the downright brilliant.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061844751
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/17/2009
  • Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 756,376
  • File size: 633 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Bowden

Otto Penzler is the proprietor of the Mysterious Bookshop, the founder of the Mysterious Press, the creator of Otto Penzler Books, and the editor of many books and anthologies.

Thomas H. Cook is the author of twenty-three books, including The Chatham School Affair, which won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for best novel, and, most recently, The Last Talk with Lola Faye.

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