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The Rough Guide to True Crime (Rough Guide Reference)

Scott, Cathy; Rough Guides

Editore: Rough Guides, 2009
ISBN 10: 185828385X / ISBN 13: 9781858283852
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Titolo: The Rough Guide to True Crime (Rough Guide ...

Casa editrice: Rough Guides

Data di pubblicazione: 2009

Legatura: Soft cover

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Riassunto: "The Rough Guide to True Crime" is the complete compilation of crime's most notorious villains, heinous acts and shocking misdemeanours. "The Rough Guide to True Crime" provides an unusually wide coverage of crime's most preposterous occurrences and heinous acts; combining in-depth accounts of the most infamous to the lesser known crimes, from conmen to cybercrime, with 'at-a-glance' fact files throughout. From the Moors murders and Harold Shipman, to the murder of 2pac, this guide illuminates the psychology in play behind the most intriguing crimes in history, from the absurd to the appalling. Written by award winning journalist & author Cathy Scott, features include extensive black and white still photographs, feature profile boxes by forensic expert Professor Louis B Schlesinger explaining the psychology of serial killers, hit men, burglars and various types of murderers. Lesser violations provide a lighter touch, including Paris Hilton's traffic transgressions and Winona Ryder's shoplifting fetish. "The Rough Guide to True Crimes" explores the best of the haunting genre of "True Crime", thrilling the armchair voyeur and amateur criminologist alike.

L'autore: Cathy Scott is a veteran crime writer, award-winning investigative journalist and Los Angeles Times bestselling author who has written 10 books. Best known for penning The Killing of Tupac Shakur and The Murder of Biggie Smalls, her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine , New York Post, San Diego Union-Tribune, George magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Las Vegas Sun and Reuters. Scott taught journalism at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for five years until she traveled to the Gulf region with a magazine in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and stayed four months, resulting in the book Pawprints of Katrina. Her latest books are Unconditional Honor (Lyons Press), The Millionaire's Wife (St. Martin's Press) and Murder in Beverly Hills (independent release), which was named 2013 Best True Crime Books of the Year (2nd place) by ForeWord magazine. She regularly speaks at book events, including Literary Orange, the National Book Festival, SDSU Writers' Conference, Vegas Valley Book Festival, and Flathead River Writers Conference . Her recent TV appearances include the Today Show, DatelineNBC, Vanity Fair, Investigation Discovery and A&E. Scott, who blogs about forensics and evidence for Psychology Today, is based in San Diego.

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