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A Deadly Game: the Untold Story of the Scott Peterson Investigation

By: Crier, Catherine

Price: $5.59

Publisher: New York, Reganbooks: 2005

Seller ID: 92


Catherine Crier has been covering the Peterson case since Laci Peterson disappeared from her home on December 24, 2002. Crier, a former judge and one of television's most popular legal analysts, was among the first to question the behavior of Laci's husband, Scott Peterson. And with her network of journalistic sources, Crier was soon able to penetrate the core of the police investigation that followed -- gaining access to a huge and revealing body of previously unseen po... View more info

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Shuckin' and Jivin': Folklore from Contemporary Black Americans

By: Dance, Daryl Cumber

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1978

Seller ID: 113


Ex-Library bookFrom rural and urban Virginia comes a collection of Black American folktales, ghost stories, anecdotes, songs, jokes and toasts. View more info

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Nickel and Dimed On (Not) Getting by in America

By: Ehrenreich, Barbara

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 2008

Seller ID: 888


Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity. Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job -- any job -- can be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 an hour? To find ... View more info

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White Reflections on Black Power

By: Fager, Charles E.

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 1967

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 1557


Ex-Library; Written in 1967 this book was written by a white man trying to explain the major elements of "Black Power." Mr Fager was exploring the social problems of the late 1960s and challenges the white's view of black people as well as the white's view of himself. View more info

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Drugs and Society

By: Hanson, Glen R. , Peter J. Venturelli, Annette E. Fleckenstein

Price: $4.79

Publisher: Sudbury, Mass., Jones and Bartlett Publishers: 2006

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 1372


Drugs and Society, Ninth Edition, clearly illustrates the impact of drug use and abuse on the lives of ordinary people and provides students with a realistic perspective of drug-related problems in our society. Written in an objective and user-friendly manner, this best-selling text continues to captivate students by incorporating personal drug use and abuse experiences and perspectives throughout. Statistics and chapter content have been revised to include the latest in... View more info

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Preparing for the twenty-first century

By: Kennedy, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1994.

Seller ID: 684


Kennedy's groundbreaking book The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers helped to reorder the current priorities of the United States. Now, he synthesizes extensive research on fields ranging from demography to robotics to draw a detailed, persuasive, and often sobering map of the very near future--a bold work that bridges the gap between history, prophecy, and policy. View more info

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I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know

By: Kirschman, Ellen

Price: $3.74

Publisher: The Guilford Press:

Seller ID: 1137


Will police work change the person you love? Are police marriages destined to fail? What are the chances of your loved one being killed in the line of duty? Separating fact from myth, Dr. Ellen Kirschman answers these and other critical questions in the first comprehensive self-help book created specifically for today's police families. In information-filled chapters, readers will go behind the scenes with other police families as they discuss the benefits and pitfalls o... View more info

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Shocking Cases from Dr. Henry Lee's Forensic Files The Phil Spector Case / the Priest's Ritual Murder of a Nun / the Brown's Chicken Massacre and More!

By: Lee, Dr. Henry C. and Jerry Labriola, M. D.

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Prometheus Books: 2010

Seller ID: 1174


Ex-Library; Dr. Henry C. Lee is highly regarded throughout the law-enforcement community as one of the most talented and experienced forensic scientists in the world. He has also received widespread public recognition and media attention through his association with sensational criminal investigations, including the JFK assassination, the suicide of White House counsel Vincent Foster, the Chandra Levy homicide, the O. J. Simpson and JonBenet Ramsey cases, and, most recen... View more info

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Inside Bellevue

By: Leek, Sybil and Glen A. Hilken

Price: $50.99

Publisher: New York, Mason/Charter: 1976

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1035


Inside Bellevue is the true story of the alternative left to patients of limited or exhausted finances. Hilken, devoid of personal property, $17,000 in debt, and strung out on pain killers and scotch, had no choice but Bellevue for treatment. His plight has been that of thousands who have endured feces in hospital hallways and rats in surgical wards, all in the name of charity health service. View more info

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Live by Night A Novel

By: Lehane, Dennis

Price: $4.67

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2012

Seller ID: 1546


Pages are warped at top - possible water damage. Still very readable with secure binding, no rips or markings.Joe Coughlin Series; Vol. 2From New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane comes this epic, unflinching tale of the making and unmaking of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties. View more info

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Liberty under Attack: Reclaiming Our Freedoms in an Age of Terror

By: Leone, Richard C.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Publicaffairs: 2007

Seller ID: 298


In 2003, when PublicAffairs and The Century Foundation published an essay collection called The War on Our Freedoms, there was the possibility and the hope that the risks to our liberties would be temporary—a brief era of reaction to already terrible events arising in the wake of 9/11. Today, we understand that the changes set in motion five years ago have broadened as the struggle against terrorism continues. In this sequel, experts and activists including Alan Brinkl... View more info

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Guests

By: Lynes, Russell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: 2009

Seller ID: 237


96 pages; Our eminent founding father Ben Franklin once famously compared guests to stinking fish. While this assessment may seem a trifle harsh, the truth remains that social intercourse is a most risky endeavor. Who better to address this concern than the inimitable pundit Russell Lynes—a man renowned for his unparalleled expertise on the social graces and the many personality types who regularly abuse them? In this classic guide to "guesting," Lynes provides an indi... View more info

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Statecraft And How to Restore America's Standing in the World

By: Ross, Dennis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 614


How did it come to pass that, not so long after 9/11 brought the free world to our side, U. S. Foreign policy is in a shambles? In this thought-provoking book, the renowned peace negotiator Dennis Ross argues that the Bush administration's problems stem from its inability to use the tools of statecraft--diplomatic, economic, and military--to advance our interests. Statecraft is as old as politics: Plato wrote about it, Machiavelli practiced it. After the demise of Commun... View more info

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Scratch Beginnings Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream

By: Shepard, Adam W.

Price: $4.98

Publisher: Collins: 2008

Seller ID: 398


Ex-Library; Adam W. Shepard’s Scratch Beginnings is the fascinating and eye-opening account of the grand social experiment the author undertook in response to Barbara Ehrenreich’s Nickel and Dimed. Subtitled “Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream, ” Scratch Beginnings chronicles Shepard’s successful efforts to raise himself up from self-imposed rock bottom in one year’s time—a personal odyssey that is sure to inspire anyone who reads about it, inst... View more info

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Enough: the Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--And What We Can Do about It

By: Williams, Juan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Crown: 2006

Seller ID: 319


Half a century after brave Americans took to the streets to raise the bar of opportunity for all races, Juan Williams writes that too many black Americans are in crisis—caught in a twisted hip-hop culture, dropping out of school, ending up in jail, having babies when they are not ready to be parents, and falling to the bottom in twenty-first-century global economic competition. In Enough, Juan Williams issues a lucid, impassioned clarion call to do the right thing now,... View more info