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The Best New True Crime Stories: Well-Mannered Crooks Rogues & Criminals - cover

The Best New True Crime Stories: Well-Mannered Crooks Rogues & Criminals

Mitzi Szereto

Publisher: Mango Media

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Summary

This international true crime anthology reveals more than a century of classy crooks and principled pirates from East Chicago to the South China Sea. Sometimes the nicest people make the best criminals. This volume introduces real-life characters who broke the law for all the right reasons—or committed devious acts with the friendliest of faces. It features incredible stories from across the globe, written by award-winning crime writers, true-crime podcasters, and journalists such as Tom Larsen, David Blumenfeld, and Anthony Ferguson. You’ll meet Freddie Brenman, the fearsome Chicago street-fighter and trusted friend of John Dillinger; Naún Briones, the Ecuadorian Robin Hood whose outlaw exploits are the stuff of legend; Ching Shih, the nineteenth-century lady pirate who fought Imperial China; and many others.

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