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Celebrities and Crime
     

Celebrities and Crime

by Michael Newton
 
The public's fascination with celebrities often reaches fever pitch when celebrities commit or are involved in crimes. Famous cases such as the kidnapping of aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby and the murder of actress Sharon Tate raised public outcries against the perpetrators. On the other hand, celebrity trials such as those of televangelist Jim Bakker for fraud and

Overview

The public's fascination with celebrities often reaches fever pitch when celebrities commit or are involved in crimes. Famous cases such as the kidnapping of aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby and the murder of actress Sharon Tate raised public outcries against the perpetrators. On the other hand, celebrity trials such as those of televangelist Jim Bakker for fraud and actress Winona Ryder for shoplifting put celebrities in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. Celebrities and Crime examines the crossroads where fame and infamy meet and discusses how law enforcement handles celebrity victims and celebrity criminals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791094020
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Series:
Criminal Investigations Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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