The World's Greatest True Crime

The World's Greatest True Crime

by Colin Wilson
     
 

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A fascinating collection of crimes, hoaxes, swindles and scandals from around the world, introduced by the renowned criminologist and true crime author Colin Wilson.

  • Stories of the most infamous gangsters, from the legendary Al Capone and Bugsy Siegel to London's notorious Kray twins.
  • Remarkable robberies, from the theft of the Crown Jewels in
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A fascinating collection of crimes, hoaxes, swindles and scandals from around the world, introduced by the renowned criminologist and true crime author Colin Wilson.

  • Stories of the most infamous gangsters, from the legendary Al Capone and Bugsy Siegel to London's notorious Kray twins.
  • Remarkable robberies, from the theft of the Crown Jewels in 1671 to the modern phenomenon of consumer terrorism.
  • Daring swindles and hoaxes, featuring sporting cheats, artistic and literary forgeries and Wall Street's mega-rich fraudsters.
  • Shocking historical scandals, including the Profumo Affair, Watergate and lapses of security at Buckingham Palace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760754672
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.16(d)

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