The Best American Crime Writing 2006 - Mark Bowden, Otto Penzler & Thomas H. Cook

The Best American Crime Writing 2006

By Mark Bowden, Otto Penzler & Thomas H. Cook

  • Release Date: 2009-03-17
  • Genre: True Crime

Description

A sterling collection of the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, the 2006 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers fascinating vicarious journeys into a world of felons and their felonious acts. This thrilling compendium includes:

Jeffrey Toobin's eye-opening exposé in The New Yorker about a famous prosecutor who may have put the wrong man on death row

Skip Hollandsworth's amazing but true tale of an old cowboy bank robber who turned out to be a "classic good-hearted Texas woman"

Jimmy Breslin's stellar piece about the end of the Mob as we know it