Texas True Crime Miscellany

Forth Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 2012. Arnold, Ann. Gamblers and Gangsters: Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 1940s and 1950s. Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 1998. Baker, T. Lindsay. Gangster Tour of Texas.

Author: Clay Coppedge

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781439673164

Category: True Crime

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Outrageous acts of villainy have slowly drifted out of the national limelight and into the dustbin of Texas history. Consider the uproar over the 1879 shooting of actor Maurice Barrymore in Marshall and the 1949 murder of oil field legend Tex Thornton in Amarillo. The 1909 Coryell County Courthouse massacre committed by a sixteen-year-old girl remains just as shocking today. For the long-suffering associates of repeat offenders like Fort Worth's Flapper Bandit or Temple's International Man of Mystery, notoriety couldn't fade quickly enough. From the lawless days of the frontier to the rise of organized crime, Clay Coppedge sifts through eighteen obscure case files to chart the evolution of crime and punishment in the state.
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Chrisp s True Crime Miscellany

Watts began killing in 1974 and by 1982 had murdered over a dozen women—strangling, stabbing, bludgeoning, and drowning them in Michigan, Texas, and Canada. Following his arrest, Texas authorities offered Watts a plea bargain, ...

Author: Peter Chrisp

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781781571323

Category: True Crime

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This arresting miscellany is jam-packed with intriguing and enlightening stories, facts, and trivia about all manner of murderers, miscreants, and malcontents. The book reveals incredible tales about criminal gangs around the world, such as the Japanese Yakuza, the L.A. Crips and Bloods, and the Italian Camorra. Plus, there are extensive lists of criminal slang throughout the centuries; an exploration of Russian prison tattoos; a confidence trickster's lexicon; insights into the world's most audacious crimes-like the the ft of the Mona Lisa-and quotes from the criminals themselves, and the cops who chased them. Inside are gritty black-and-white illustrations and revealing portraits of some of society's scariest criminals.
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A Miscellany of Murder

From History and Literature to True Crime and Television, a Killer Selection of Trivia The Monday Murder Club ... 'If you could only photograph everybody who came out of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, you would have a mug book of all the ...

Author: The Monday Murder Club

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781440530197

Category: Reference

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Why do they call Adelaide, Australia the "City of Corpses"? How many people did Agatha Christie kill with her pen? What was Jack the Ripper's supposed occupation? There's nothing like a little murder to challenge the dark side of your brain. This dastardly little volume is organized by the seven deadly sins, giving you all the gumshoes, guns, and gore you need to explore the sinister side of human nature, including: The worst villains of all time—from Hannibal Lecter to Charles Manson The bloody truth about forensics Weaponry to die for Private dicks, dangerous dames, and dubious characters The most puzzling unsolved mysteries Who's really gotten away with murder From amateur sleuths to serial killers, this murderous miscellany of crime—both real and imagined—is just the thing for a dark and stormy night.
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The Boy s Miscellany

... publicly warn A TRUE STORY OF TEXAS BORDER LIFE . him to leave the county in a certain number of days , under the penalty of being scourged or shot . The common pretext for this was the accusation of having committed some crime ...

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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany

Here the criminal plead earnestly not to be exposed , and promised a thorough reformation , adding that his propensity ... Finally this employer gave up his business and removed to Texas , while the poor man dismissed to engage in other ...

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Monthly Literary Miscellany

One of these broth which the father of Texas always enforced ers , so celebrated for their personal beauty with the ... It is true I have committed a great building were filled with ladies , and the fered the severe penalty of the laws ...

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Monthly Literary Miscellany

One of these broth which the father of Texas always enforced ers , so celebrated for their personal beauty with the utmost ... The roofs and windows of every crime in my native State ; but I bave sufbuilding vere filled with ladies ...

Author: Daniel B. Quinby

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044092835651

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Irish Miscellany

Texas . He was a candidate for office and visited a So long , my friends , there's something yet She rep ed , ' I am glad ... The Times points Our longing eyes on you ; out that murder is a crime to the moral sense of all CET ; Or , the ...

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ISBN: IND:30000116580717

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Texas Monthly

o n t e n t s 1989 Volume 17, Issue 5 FEATURES TEXAS MONTHLY (USPS 552-650) (ISSN 0148-7736) is published every month by ... Jim Wright's real crime 184 Thi s One BYRU-J9D-WW41 Vibrant colorations of the islands to awaken your soul.

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Since 1973, TEXAS MONTHLY has chronicled life in contemporary Texas, reporting on vital issues such as politics, the environment, industry, and education. As a leisure guide, TEXAS MONTHLY continues to be the indispensable authority on the Texas scene, covering music, the arts, travel, restaurants, museums, and cultural events with its insightful recommendations.
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