The Best American Crime Writing 2006

Paperback | September 5, 2006

byMark Bowden

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A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes:

  • Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening exposé in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row

  • Skip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a "classic good-hearted Texas woman"

  • Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it

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A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes:Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening exposé in The New Yorker ab...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:September 5, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060815523

ISBN - 13:9780060815523

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“Excellent! I don’t think I have ever encountered such variety in any anthology, of styles, subject matter, points of view.”