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American Murder

Criminals, Crimes, and the Media

by Mike Mayo

eBook

1 of 1 copy available

Investigating the way Hollywood scoops up notorious criminals and turns them into legends, this entertaining who's-who guide provides thumbnail sketches of such killers as Ma Barker, Black Beard, Al Capone, John Wesley Hardin, and Charles Starkweather. Noting that some figures are glamorized in popular culture (Jesse James), while others are demonized (Charles Manson), this encyclopedic collection explores the legends' emotional truths as depicted in movies, stories, and songs. Facts of the real cases behind these notorious criminals are also presented, including the landmark rulings that pioneered new approaches to criminal justice.


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Publisher: Visible Ink Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: October 21, 2008

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781578592272
  • Release date: October 21, 2008

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781578592272
  • File size: 13691 KB
  • Release date: February 1, 2008

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781578592272
  • File size: 8903 KB
  • Release date: February 1, 2008

1 of 1 copy available

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OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
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Languages

English

Investigating the way Hollywood scoops up notorious criminals and turns them into legends, this entertaining who's-who guide provides thumbnail sketches of such killers as Ma Barker, Black Beard, Al Capone, John Wesley Hardin, and Charles Starkweather. Noting that some figures are glamorized in popular culture (Jesse James), while others are demonized (Charles Manson), this encyclopedic collection explores the legends' emotional truths as depicted in movies, stories, and songs. Facts of the real cases behind these notorious criminals are also presented, including the landmark rulings that pioneered new approaches to criminal justice.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Visible Ink Press

    Kindle Book
    Release date: October 21, 2008

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781578592272
    Release date: October 21, 2008

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781578592272
    File size: 13691 KB
    Release date: February 1, 2008

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781578592272
    File size: 8903 KB
    Release date: February 1, 2008

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English