Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 288 pages, 7 × 5 × 0.77 in
Published: October 31, 2011
Publisher: Portable Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1607103184
ISBN - 13: 9781607103189
About the Book
Uncle John regales you with some of the most amazing crime stories ever told in the Bathroom Readers' 25-year history--plus 50 pages of all-new content! From Old West gunslingers to Chicago gangsters to Wall Street villains, these stories will keep you one step ahead of the law as you read about...
New York City's "Mad Bomber"
The Biddle Brothers and the Queen of the Jail
Law and Order: Special Pants Unit
Dopes who hide their dope in the strangest places
America's first private eye
NASCAR's bootlegging beginnings
The real pirates of the Caribbean
Why CSI makes the cops' job even harder
Billy the Kid and other outlaws who died with their boots on
George Luger, Samuel Colt, and other fathers of guns
The greatest train robberies
Arrested for farting
And much more!
From the Publisher
Do you like to read great stories? This book is loaded with them! We''ve rounded up the best cops-and-robber articles we''ve ever done - plus a rogue''s gallery of new offenders. You''ll read about dumb crooks and criminal masterminds, mafia henchman and low-level goons, ancient warriors and Old West gunslingers, crazed cops and jovial judges, and even a few loony lawyers and crooked Wall Street types. It''s the ''True Crime'' book that only Uncle John could make! Here are some of the unusual suspects . . .
* New York City''s "Mad Bomber"
* The Biddle Brothers and the Queen of the Jail
* Law and Order: Special Pants Unit
* Dopes who hide their dope in the strangest places
* America''s first private eye
* NASCAR''s bootlegging beginnings
* The real pirates of the Caribbean
* Why ''CSI'' makes the cops'' job even harder
* Billy the Kid and other outlaws who died with their boots on
* George Luger, Samuel Colt, and other fathers of guns
* The greatest train robberies
* Arrested for farting
* And much more!
About the Author
The Bathroom Readers'' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market - Throne Sitters - and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.