Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in Ohio History (Speaking by Susan Sawyer PDF

By Susan Sawyer

ISBN-10: 0762779160

ISBN-13: 9780762779161

Each quantity during this sequence positive aspects fifteen to 20 brief biographies of infamous undesirable men, perpetrators of mischief, visionary if misunderstood thinkers, and different colourful antiheroes from the heritage of a given urban, country, or zone of the U.S. The villainous, the erroneous, and the misunderstood all get their due in those unique but informing books.

Ohio has greater than its fair proportion of news of girls who selected arsenic because the method to dispose of "problems" from their lives, besides corrupt politicians, thieves, unscrupulous gamblers, and different con artists. examine Dr. John prepare dinner Bennett, who made a lucky off his trust that diplomas have been larger obtained than earned; Olympic gold medalist James Snook, whose sordid affair took a dangerous flip; and Nancy Farrar, whose culpability for one man's homicide was once as uncertain as her psychological status.

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El verdadero Pablo: Sangre, traición y muerte... (Spanish by Astrid María Legarda Martínez PDF

By Astrid María Legarda Martínez

ISBN-10: 9589760473

ISBN-13: 9789589760475

«Hola linda, yo soy Popeye»
En 1998, conocí a Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, alias "Popeye",lugarteniente del Jefe del Cartel de Medellín, Pablo Escobar Gaviria. Este primer encuentro se dio en el patio de alta seguridad de los angeles cárcel Modelo en Bogotá. Yo visitaba el centro de reclusión con frecuencia, como periodista del canal R.C.N TELEVISIÓN. Permanentemente estaba realizando entrevistas o dialogando con los reclusos para registrar noticias de lo que pasaba dentro de los angeles cárcel. En esa época, los enfrentamientos entre guerrilleros y autodefensas, eran pan de cada día. Diariamente se escuchaban las balaceras dentro de l. a. prisión, los diferentes bandos peleaban por su keep an eye on. Siempre quise conocer a alguno de los miembros del Cartel de Medellín, tenía curiosidad de saber quiénes eran, cómo lucían y qué pensaban estos hombres que pertenecieron al más poderoso cartel de drogas que haya existido en Colombia. En este patio pude hablar con dos de ellos. El más representativo, Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez, alias "Popeye"...

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Download PDF by Larry Wood: BUSHWHACKER BELLES

By Larry Wood

ISBN-10: 1455621560

ISBN-13: 9781455621569

In this interesting examine a frequently disregarded topic, historian Larry wooden delves into the hidden lives of the courageous belles of Missouri. occasionally attached by means of blood yet regularly united in objective, those better halves, sisters, daughters, enthusiasts, associates, and moms risked their lives and their freedom to provide reduction and luxury to their menfolk. They used subterfuge and sometimes sheer success to feed, dress, and preserve the guerrillas. those brave ladies of all ages and station acted as crucial go-betweens, scouts, spies, courses, and mail handlers. they generally joined in at the bushwhackers’ campaigns, aiding them in anyway attainable. They even bought and traded stolen estate for his or her accomplice brethren. a number of the girls have been arrested or banished from their domestic nation of Missouri; many have been pressured to offer an oath of allegiance to the Union with the intention to achieve their freedom; a couple of have been capable of perform their clandestine missions undetected. wooden lines those ladies via their very own diaries and different fundamental resources from the period. The poignant stories of those ladies are punctuated by way of photographs of lots of them; the stiff, posed pix provide silent testimony to their resiliency and power in the course of tumultuous times.

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Guillaume Lenoir's La Marquise aux poisons (Electrons Libres) (French Edition) PDF

By Guillaume Lenoir

Le parcours de l'une des criminelles les plus célèbres de l'Histoire. Dévorée par son amour pour le chevalier de Sainte-Croix, Marie-Madeleine d'Aubray, marquise de Brinvilliers, mène un educate de vie dispendieux. Prête à tout pour satisfaire les goûts de luxe de son amant, et manipulée par un homme sans scrupules, elle sera emportée dans un engrenage meurtrier, marquant d'un voile noir le règne du Roi Soleil.

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Download e-book for kindle: Sins of South Beach by Alex Daoud

By Alex Daoud

ISBN-10: 1424310784

ISBN-13: 9781424310784

Sins of South seashore is the real tale of intercourse, medications, violence, corruption, homicide, and the making of Miami seashore. The ebook is an autobiographical portrait of 1 of the main striking renovations that any urban has ever gone through, and the seedy underside that fueled its rise.

Sins of South seashore finds the city’s renaissance, and the crime and corruption that fueled it. Alex Daoud, who served as Miami Beach’s Commissioner and Mayor from 1979 to 1991, describes in vibrant, first-hand information how, as an idealistic younger attorney, he used to be seduced by means of cash, energy, and intercourse, and the way that seduction resulted in the ethical decay that almost drove him insane.

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Download e-book for iPad: Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy by Paul Hoffman

By Paul Hoffman

ISBN-10: 1540207234

ISBN-13: 9781540207234

ISBN-10: 1609496736

ISBN-13: 9781609496739

IN 1925, the peaceable Milwaukee suburb of Wauwatosa came across itself taken with secret and horror. Eight-year-old Arthur �Buddy� Schumacher Jr. was once final visible by way of 3 of his pals when they hopped off a freight teach they�d jumped to get a journey to a close-by swimming gap. For seven weeks, the group and kingdom searched desperately to discover the boy till his physique used to be discovered only a mile from his condominium together with his garments torn and a handkerchief shoved down his throat. The police pursued a number of promising leads, yet to no avail.

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Download PDF by Anna Maria SCARFO,Cristina ZAGARIA,Amélie DE MAUPEOU: Sale fille (DOCUMENTS) (French Edition)

By Anna Maria SCARFO,Cristina ZAGARIA,Amélie DE MAUPEOU

ISBN-10: 2258100704

ISBN-13: 9782258100701

Victime d'un viol collectif, une adolescente calabraise se bat contre l'omerta.

Victime d'un viol collectif, une adolescente calabraise se bat contre l'omerta.

A thirteen ans, Anna Maria, qui vit dans un village reculé du sud de l'Italie, n'est encore qu'une enfant. Pour los angeles première fois, elle est amoureuse. Malheureusement, son petit ami n'a rien d'un prince charmant. Lorsqu'il lui suggest une prom en rase campagne, l'adolescente ne se doute pas qu'il s'apprête à l. a. livrer à trois hommes du village.
Traumatisée, Anna Maria se confie à un prêtre. Celui-ci, préférant éviter le scandale mettant en reason des bons pères de famille du village, choisit de se taire. Et c'est ainsi que, pendant trois ans, l. a. jeune fille subit des violences sexuelles. Jusqu'à ce que l'un de ses tortionnaires risk de s'en prendre à sa sœur cadette et qu'Anna Maria trouve le braveness de briser los angeles loi du silence.

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Download PDF by Hamish MacGibbon: Maverick Spy: Stalin's Super-Agent in World War II

By Hamish MacGibbon

ISBN-10: 178453773X

ISBN-13: 9781784537739

many years prior to he died James MacGibbon confessed to his shut kinfolk that he had spied for the Soviet Union in the course of global struggle II. on the finish of the battle MI5 suspected him of espionage and interrogated him yet he didn't confess. however they saved James, his spouse Jean and their younger kin below shut surveillance for a couple of years, on a regular basis intercepting their mail and recording their mobilephone conversations. merely after James’s demise did the genuine importance of what he may have printed turn into transparent – in his wartime workplace position, James had entry to the plans for Operation Overlord, D-Day. during this ebook, James’s son Hamish tells the tale of his mom and dad, their interplay with the communist occasion and their flirtation with wartime espionage. it's a specified portrait of 2 very traditional humans stuck up within the notable occasions of worldwide battle and the chilly War.

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Thomas J. Colbert,Tom Szollosi's The Last Master Outlaw: How He Outfoxed the FBI Six PDF

By Thomas J. Colbert,Tom Szollosi

ISBN-10: 0997740434

ISBN-13: 9780997740431

In 1971, a skyjacker with a briefcase bomb demanded a $200,000 ransom and a parachute. Then he vanished out the jet’s again door and have become an quick legend.

Now a made up our minds citizen sleuth has assembled a forty-member chilly case staff, spearheaded via former FBI brokers, to resolve the secret of D. B. Cooper. And after a five-year quest, they think they've got succeeded--with a fugitive at trail’s end.

The team’s relentless research and ultimate war of words with the secret guy function the bookends in The final grasp Outlaw. The suspect’s superb lifestyles tale as a daredevil fills the remainder chapters, the majority of which comes from the heartwarming, gut-wrenching debts of six of his women--two former better halves; his in basic terms sister; a befriended collage coed; a “getaway gal” he met up with in the course of extra FBI escapes, either back regarding planes; and a Hollywood manufacturer who used to be additionally his cocaine-trade partner.

Buckle your seatbelts as this Jekyll-and-Hyde girls’ guy travels via 5 international locations, using greater than a dozen identities, wigs, and pretend mustaches whereas carrying out a half-dozen careers and elevating 3 households. Then be a witness because the cornered chameleon is pressured to stand the reality in entrance of the cameras of a dogged chilly case crew, which was once armed and prepared for any eventuality.

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Sherri Knight,James Pylant's THE OLDEST PROFESSION IN TEXAS: Waco's Legal Red Light PDF

By Sherri Knight,James Pylant

ISBN-10: 0984185712

ISBN-13: 9780984185719

From 1869 to 1918 greater than 1,200 girls lived as prostitutes in Waco, Texas—once referred to as "Six-Shooter Junction." while the town legalized its purple gentle district, floozies flocked to Waco, the place saloons and bordellos flourished. The Oldest occupation in Texas: Waco's criminal pink gentle District examines the city's advanced stance on prostitution, debunks myths, and unveils—for the 1st time—the precise identities of a number of early madams.

Authors James Pylant and Sherri Knight inform stunning real tales approximately a number of of those colourful characters, including:

* Matilda W. Davis, the 1st totally approved madam
* Cora McMahan, who shot her mouth off till anyone shot off her mouth.
* John and Mary Doud, a pimp and madam who proficient their fourteen-year-old niece to run a brothel
* Mollie Adams, Waco's such a lot winning madam
* Josie Tumlin, a boisterous harlot who had stints in either felony and an insane asylum
Jessie Williams, the notorious "Chicken Ranch" madam

The Oldest career in Texas additionally tells the tale of preacher J. T. Upchurch's campaign to reform prostitutes and abolish their career.

This web page turner takes the reader on at journey to Six-Shooter Junction the place cowboys painted town pink and girls organize bordellos within the in simple terms position within the Lone big name kingdom the place they can perform their career legally. Meticulously researched, this ebook tells the genuine tales of a few of the madams and prostitutes who lived, enjoyed and died in imperative urban - Waco, Texas.

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