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Tokyo Underworld: The Fast times and Hard Life of an American Gangster in Japan

By: Whiting, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Vintage Books: 2000

Edition: First Vintage Books Edition

Seller ID: TRU29

ISBN: 0375724893

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Vintage Books Edition, 400gms, 372 pages. Following Zapetti's rising and falling fortunes and his love-hate relationship with his adopted country, Robert Whiting shows us the sinister (and sometimes ridiculous) goings-on among Tokyo's traditional criminal gangs as they developed from local racketeers and gamblers into lynchpins of international finance, politics, and corruption. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild soiling throughout, mild page discolouration to pages, previous bookseller's stickers to back cover, otherwise no other pre-lov... View more info

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Brothers & Keepers

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Allison & Busby Limited: 1985

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: TRU72

ISBN: 0850316324

Condition: Good


Softcover, first paperback edition, 304g, 243 pages. This is John Edgar Wideman's account of the events that led his brother Robert to prison for murder and hom to a middle-class life as a professor of English. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Beyond Belief: The Moor Murderers - The Story of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

By: Williams, Emlyn

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRU49

ISBN: 0330020889

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 198gms, 380 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Big Shots: A Who's Who in Australian Crime

By: Wilson, David; and Murdoch, Lindsay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Sun Books Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU62

ISBN: 0725104902

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 278gms, 152 pages. Edited by Bob Bottom. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Big Shots II

By: Wilson, David; and Robinson, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Australia, Sun Books Pty Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU93

ISBN: 0725105380

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 228gms, 173 pages. Edited by Bob Bottom. Sequel to Big Shots. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Echo of Silent Screams, The: The Gold Coast Hitchhike Murders

By: Wilson, Eric

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Niddrie, VIC, Australia, Pennon Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU103

ISBN: 1877029270

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 412gms, 246 pages. This book is much more than a murder mystery. It opens up the very soul of one of the families involved in this disturbing case, which stillremains unsolved over 28 years later. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is a small texta mark on the inside front page from a previous owner, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Scene of the Crime: A Writer's Guide to Crime-Scene Investigations (The Howdunit Series)

By: Wingate, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ohio, USA, Writer's Digest Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: EDUENG108

ISBN: 0898795184

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 386g, 231pgs. This book provides details of criminal investigations and police work as a tool for writer's to develop accurate story lines.Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Innocence Regained: The Fight to Free Lindy Chamberlain

By: Young, Norman H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Annandale, Australia, The Federation Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRU131

ISBN: 1862870187

Condition: Good


Large softcover, first edition, 614gms, 303 pages. In October 1982, after the most sensational trial in Australian history, a jury reached a wrong verdict and convicted a young mother, a pastor's wife, of the murder of her baby daughter. This book is the story of the successful campaign to overturn the jury's verdict. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Marching Powder: A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine and South America's Strangest Jail

By: Young, Rusty

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS413

ISBN: 073291180X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 558gms, 371 pages. This is the tale of an unlikely friendship, forged in the oddest of circumstances, between a drug smuggler and a lawyer. It is the story of one of the strangest places on earth, where horror is leavened by humour and where cruelty lives side by side with compassion. Book is in good condition with only mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info