The Onion Field by Joseph Wambaugh

Publication Date: November 26, 2008

 

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On March 9, 1963, two men on a burglary spree were stopped as a result of a routine traffic offense by two plainclothes LAPD officers in an unmarked car. The men took the officers, both former Marines, to a field and executed one of them. The Onion Field is an in-depth analysis of the case by Joseph Wambaugh, an LAPD officer himself at the time.

 

 

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When all the Balls Drop: The Upside of Loosing Everything by Heidi Siefkas

Publication Date: September 15, 2014

 

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A freak accident with a tree limb stopped Heidi’s perfect globetrotting life. As her life suffered a domino effect from the dissolution of her marriage to the hurt of betrayal, Heidi hit the bottom and struggled to rise back to the top. When all balls drop, can things ever be right again?

 

 

 

 

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The Prostitute in the Family Tree by Douglas Adams

Publication Date: August 1, 1997

 

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Douglas Adams (not THAT Douglas Adams) believes most readers of the Bible miss the humor and irony. If you’re missing the humor are you also missing the meaning behind Biblical stories?

 

 

 

 

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Vincent Price: A Daughter’s Biography by Victoria Price

Release Date: August 5, 2014

 

Vincent Price: A Daughter’s Biography by Victoria PriceVincent Price: A Daughter’s Biography by Victoria Price, is a look at the life of the great Vincent Price through the eyes of his daughter, Victoria Price.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Power Of Positivity: Controlling Where the Ball Bounces by Cornell Thomas

Publication Date: February 13, 2012

 

CP_The_Power_of_PositivityCornell Thomas is a basketball coach and motivational speaker. In [easyazon_link identifier=”B00RWT69VG” locale=”US” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]The Power Of Positivity: Controlling Where the Ball Bounces[/easyazon_link], Thomas gives a look into his life and challenges he’s faced. Through his stories Thomas shows readers a path that looks to the future and helps them control where their ball bounces.  

 

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Contempt of Court: The Turn-of-the-Century Lynching That Launched a Hundred Years of Federalism by Mark Curriden & Leroy Phillips

Reprint Edition: February 20, 2001

 

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In 1906, a white woman was brutally raped in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Ed Johnson, a black man, was working at his restaurant job when the attack happened but was arrested and charged with the crime. When his lawyers appealed to the Supreme Court for a stay of execution and that stay was granted, local folks, led by officials, took the law into their own hands. In a history-changing move, the lynch mob faced federal legal repercussions.

 

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I Don’t Believe God Wrote The Bible by Gerald Freeman

February 14, 2015

 

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I Don’t Believe God Wrote The Bible by Gerald Freeman is the second book in his memoir series. After nearly dying of a drug overdose, Gerry Freeman sets out on a voyage of self-discovery by hitchhiking Europe. Gerry finds that no matter how far he runs, there are things he simply cannot escape. Join a man in the late 80s running from his demons through adventure and odd jobs.

 

 

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The Church of Fear by John Sweeney

Release Date: May 19, 2015

 

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Former BBC Reporter, John Sweeney, takes readers on a journey into the world of Scientology.   Despite intimidation and harassment from church leaders, Sweeney bravely ventures forth to uncover a complex world where high-level members are used as a public face to mask the true insanity of the theology and its members maintained by fear.

 

 

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Goebbels: A Biography by Peter Longerich

Publication Date: May 7, 2015

 

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[easyazon_link asin=”1400067510″ locale=”US” new_window=”default” nofollow=”default” tag=”rabidreaders-20″]Goebbels: A Biography[/easyazon_link] is an intimate look at the life and death of Joseph Goebbels, Hitler’s right-hand man.

 

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