Uncle John's True Crime: A Classic Collection of Crooks, Cops, and Capers

Uncle John's True Crime: A Classic Collection of Crooks, Cops, and Capers

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Do you like to read great stories? This book is loaded with them! We’ve rounded up the best cops-and-robber articles we’ve ever done--plus a rogue’s gallery of new offenders. You’ll read about dumb crooks and criminal masterminds, mafia henchman and low-level goons, ancient warriors and Old West gunslingers, crazed cops and jovial judges, and

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Do you like to read great stories? This book is loaded with them! We’ve rounded up the best cops-and-robber articles we’ve ever done--plus a rogue’s gallery of new offenders. You’ll read about dumb crooks and criminal masterminds, mafia henchman and low-level goons, ancient warriors and Old West gunslingers, crazed cops and jovial judges, and even a few loony lawyers and crooked Wall Street types. It’s the True Crime book that only Uncle John could make! Here are some of the unusual suspects . . .

- New York City’s “Mad Bomber”
- The Biddle Brothers and the Queen of the Jail
- Law and Order: Special Pants Unit
- Dopes who hide their dope in the strangest places
- America’s first private eye
- NASCAR’s bootlegging beginnings
- The real pirates of the Caribbean
- Why CSI makes the cops’ job even harder
- Billy the Kid and other outlaws who died with their boots on
- George Luger, Samuel Colt, and other fathers of guns
- The greatest train robberies
- Arrested for farting
- And much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607106784
Publisher:
Portable Press
Publication date:
09/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
469,871
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Bathroom Readers' Institute: The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market--Throne Sitters--and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.

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Uncle John's True Crime 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Irish_Lad More than 1 year ago
Not bad for a quick laugh from time to time. Very short sections covering a wide range of crime-related topics.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago