The Resource True crime : real-life stories of grave-robbing, identity theft, abduction, addiction, obsession, murder, and more, (electronic resource)

True crime : real-life stories of grave-robbing, identity theft, abduction, addiction, obsession, murder, and more, (electronic resource)

Label
True crime : real-life stories of grave-robbing, identity theft, abduction, addiction, obsession, murder, and more
Title
True crime
Title remainder
real-life stories of grave-robbing, identity theft, abduction, addiction, obsession, murder, and more
Title variation
Real life stories of abduction, addiction, obsession, murder, grave-robbing and more
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The real-life stories collected here reflect not only the myriad ways in which a law can be broken, but also the countless ways in which crime - whether in the news or close to home - can be experienced. In these diverse and compelling narratives, award-winning journalists investigate the attempted assassination of Gabrielle Giffords and the unsolved lynching of Claude Neal; an identity thief finds herself confronted by one of her victims; a triple homicide rattles a high school swim team; a young adventurer supports her travels by smuggling Peruvian pre-Columbian artifacts; a woman struggles to live free of the ex-boyfriend who kidnapped and tortured her; and more. While appealing to true crime audiences, this unique mix of personal essays and award-winning long form newspaper narratives will also appeal to creative writing and journalism programs, as well as to readers of memoir and crime fiction
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
364.973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Crime
  • Criminals
  • Grave robbing
  • Identity theft
  • Abduction
  • Murder
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
True crime : real-life stories of grave-robbing, identity theft, abduction, addiction, obsession, murder, and more, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937163150
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11789778
Publisher number
MWT11789778
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
True crime : real-life stories of grave-robbing, identity theft, abduction, addiction, obsession, murder, and more, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781937163150
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11789778
Publisher number
MWT11789778
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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