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The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley

R. Alton Lee - Medical - 2002 - 283 pages
Tells the story of the infamous “Goat Gland Doctor”—controversial medical charlatan, groundbreaking radio impresario, and prescient political campaigner—and recounts his ...
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Indiana Gothic: A Story of Adultery and Murder in an American Family

Pope Brock - Fiction - 1999 - 373 pages
A novelistic retelling of a family legend chronicles the ill-fated 1908 love affair between Indiana politician Ham Dillon and Allie Hale, his sister-in-law, an affair leading ...
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Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing ...

Gene Fowler, Bill Crawford - Performing Arts - 2002 - 360 pages
Traces the history of the border radio from the 1930s to the 1960s and describes how broadcasters pioneered direct sales advertising, used the radio as a political tool ...
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Bonnie and Clyde: A Biography

Nate Hendley - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 128 pages
Traces the childhoods and criminal careers of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, America's most notorious criminal couple.
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The "Double Indemnity" Murder: Ruth Snyder, Judd Gray, And New York's Crime ...

Landis MacKellar - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 411 pages
Few incidents in crime history have been as notorious - yet mundane - as the 1927 murder of Queens suburbanite Albert Snyder by his wife and her lover. Resonant of the foot ...
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Charlie and the Shawneetown Dame: Love and Madness in the Roaring Twenties ...

Donald Bain - Biography & Autobiography - 1978 - 262 pages
Recounts one of the most famous turf wars waged during Prohibition, between Charlie Birger and the Shelton Brothers, brought to an end by Helen Holbrook from Shawneetown and ...
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Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wante

Jonathan Eig - True Crime - 2010 - 480 pages
The real story of how the federal government finally apprehended and convicted America’s most notorious criminal, Al Capone. Drawing on recently discovered government documents ...
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The Forgotten Terrorist: Sirhan Sirhan and the Assassination of Robert F ...

Mel Ayton - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 335 pages
Terrorism, freedom fighters, armed struggle.
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Up Against the Wall Motherf**er: A Memoir of the '60s, with Notes for Next Time

Osha Neumann - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 225 pages
They called themselves the Motherfuckers; others called them a "street gang with an analysis." Osha Neumann's thoughtful, funny, and honest account of his part in ’60s ...
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Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss

Dick Lehr, Gerard O'Neill - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 448 pages
From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone. Drawing on a trove of ...
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