True Crime

True Crime

The Infamous Villains of Modern History

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The lure of true crime stories is irresistible—and this popular book, now updated to include today's headline-making felonies, delivers hundreds of them in hard-hitting tabloid style. Dating from the 19th century to the present, the list of perps includes the most notorious villains of modern history, right up to Josef Fritzl, who imprisoned and raped his daughter for 24 years, and Armin Meiwes, the cannibal who found a willing victim.

The lure of true crime stories is irresistible—and this popular book, now updated to include today's headline-making felonies, delivers hundreds of them in hard-hitting tabloid style. Dating from the 19th century to the present, the list of perps includes the most notorious villains of modern history, right up to Josef Fritzl, who imprisoned and raped his daughter for 24 years, and Armin Meiwes, the cannibal who found a willing victim. Includes nearly 500 black-and-white photos!
Their true tales are told:
Lizzie Borden o Jack the Ripper o Al Capone o Charles Manson o Jeffrey Dahmer


Publisher: London : Carlton Books, 2013
Edition: Updated edition
ISBN: 9781780974101
1780974108
Branch Call Number: 364.109 Fido 2013
Characteristics: 398 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Southwell, David 1971-- Author
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