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By Erika Ritter. 2004
Writer Ritter has been observing men for as long as she can remember, and has come into direct or imaginary… contact with a fair few of them. Her alphabetical itinerary starts with Amigos and ends with Zealots, travelling via Dads, Heroes, Non-Committals, Outlaws, and many others. A collection of stories about good and bad relationships, family conflicts, love affairs, and Catholicism, which is part memoir, part comedy, and part inspirational handbook for the cynical. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2004.
By Patrick F McManus. 1985
By Sharon Butala. 2008
In 1962, Alexandra Wiwcharuk was found murdered on the banks of the Saskatchewan River. Nearly 50 years later, her murder… still haunts Saskatoon residents, especially those who, like Butala, were Alexandra's friends. Compelled by her memories of Alex, Butala returns to that still-unsolved murder, writing an in-depth investigation of the tragic death, a nostalgic coming-of-age story, and an exploration of the nature of good and evil. Some descriptions of sex and violence. 2008.
By Jean Shepherd. 1972
By Norman Mailer. 1975
By Dick Lehr. 2009
The Fence documents the true story of a Boston police incident during which an undercover officer was brutally beaten by… fellow officers who mistook him for a murder suspect. Some strong language and some descriptions of violence. c2009.
By Adrian Humphreys. 1999
By the time Johnny "Pops" Papalia was gunned down at the age of 73, his massive crime network had earned… him the nickname "Canada's Capone." Filled with tales of extortion, loan sharking, gambling and heroin, this book chronicles the rise and fall of Canada's most successful Mafia don. Some descriptions of violence. 1999.
By John Toland. 2017
John Dillinger's thirteen-month criminal career captured the imagination of Depression-era America and is chronicled here, along with fellow outlaws like… Baby Face Nelson, Bonnie and Clyde, Ma Barker, and Machine Gun Kelly. 2017.
By Brittany Gibbons. 2017
A sartorial follow-up to her hilarious memoir in stories, Fat Girl Walking, Internet personality Brittany Gibbons once again deep dives… into the world of the plus-size woman, this time chronicling her love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with fashion. 2017.
By John Henry Browne. 2016
For the last four decades, Browne has defended the indefensible. From Facebook folk hero the "Barefoot Bandit" Colton Moore, to… Benjamin Ng of the Wah Mee massacre and Kandahar massacre culprit Sergeant Robert Bales, Browne's unceasing advocacy and the daring to take on some of the most unwinnable cases--and nearly win them all--has led 48 Hours' Peter Van Sant to call him "the most famous lawyer in America." But although the Browne that America has come to know cuts a dashing and confident figure, he has forever been haunted by his job as counsel to Ted Bundy, the most infamous serial killer in American history. Browne, a drug- and alcohol-addicted yet wildly successful defense attorney who could never let go of the case that started it all, here asks himself the question others have asked him all along: Does defending evil make you evil too? 2016.
By Christopher Hope. 1987
A group of South African exiles congregate at the Hottentot Room, a London club owned by Frau Katie, a Jewish… refugee from Nazi Germany. Frau Katie is dying and her daughter has plans for the club which terrify the members. A satire which draws parallels between Nazi Germany and contemporary South Africa. 1987.
By John Boessenecker, Mark Dugan. 1992
Between the years 1860 and 1911, Bill Miner's criminal career included stagecoach and train robberies. A gentleman robber who never… killed, Miner believed that railroad companies robbed the public and he therefore had a right to rob them back. 1992.
By Joy Behar. 2017
The outspoken star of The View hits the most unpopular president ever elected where it hurts in this alphabetical guide… to everything that's wrong with the "Orange One," Donald Trump. 2017.
By Will Cuppy, Fred Feldkamp. 1984
By M. L Friedland. 1994
A sensational trial -- questions about the influence of the media, expert witnesses, the issue of the death penalty, and… the advantage of wealth. While it sounds like one of today's headlines, this actually happened in 1900. The author investigates the remarkable trial of two men accused of murdering William Marsh Rice, founder of Rice University. 1994.
By Suzanne Schlosberg. 2004
Author Schlosberg, humiliated by being seated at the dreaded 'Singles Table' at weddings, embarked on a quest not necessarily for… 'Mr. Right', but at least for 'Mr. Remote Possibility'. She tried everything from a Kenyan game park, Club Med, and a millennial New Year's Eve celebration in Jackpot, Nevada to feng shui, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, and online dating. To celebrate her 1,001 days of celibacy, she set off for an arctic mountain-bike trip but wound up stranded in Russia, where, finally giving up hope, things began to change. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2004.
By Hugh Brewster, John Forbes. 1983
By M. L Friedland. 1986
Two men were shot and killed at the Montreal Cotton Company in 1895. This is the dramatic story of the… trial of Valentine Shortis, a young Irish immigrant who was accused of the murders. 1986.
By George Fetherling. 1988
These 200 anecdotes come from all parts of Canada, range in time from Champlain to Gretzky and cover such fields… as business, entertainment, sports, government, diplomacy, science, art and literature. 1988.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist investigates the life and crimes of spy Robert Hanssen, who was arrested in February 2001. Examines Hanssen's… psychological and sexual profile and his motivations in betraying his country. Discusses the FBI's uneven performance under director Louis Freeh. Explicit descriptions of sex and some strong language. Bestseller. 2002.