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A Stolen Life : A Memoir [used book]

By: Jaycee Dugard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Simon and Schuster: 2012

Seller ID: 085720713X

ISBN: 085720713X

Condition: Good


A raw and powerful memoir of Jaycee Lee Dugard's own story of being kidnapped as an 11-year-old and held captive for over 18 years On 10 June 1991, eleven-year-old Jaycee Dugard was abducted from a school bus stop within sight of her home in Tahoe, California. It was the last her family and friends saw of her for over eighteen years. On 26 August 2009, Dugard, her daughters, and Phillip Craig Garrido appeared in the office of her kidnapper's parole officer in California. Their unusual behaviour sparked an investigation that led to the positive identification of Jaycee Lee Dugard, livi... View more info

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Abandoned : The True Story of a Little Girl Who Didn't Belong [used book]

By: Anya Peters

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harper Element: 2013

Seller ID: 0007245742

ISBN: 0007245742

Condition: Good


Separated from her real mother at birth, Anya grew up in terror of her drunken bullying uncle. Beaten, humiliated and sexually abused by him from the age of six, she thought her life couldn't get worse. But one day it did. "I was used to Daddy screaming 'whore's child' at me, over and over again. But I couldn't get used to what he made me do." Anya was too terrified to tell anybody about what her uncle did to her. But then he got careless and started abusing her in front of the other children. When her brothers started calling her a 'whore', Anya cracked and all her terrible secrets ... View more info

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Making Jack Falcone : An Undercover FBI Agent Takes Down a Mafia Family [used book]

By: Joaquin Garcia and Michael Levin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Pocket Books: 2009

Seller ID: 1847393942

ISBN: 1847393942

Condition: Good


At 6'4" and 375 pounds, Jack Garcia looked the part of a mobster, and he played his part so perfectly that his Mafia bosses never suspected he was an undercover agent for the FBI. 'Big Jack Falcone', as he was known inside La Cosa Nostra, learned all the inside dirt about the Gambino organized crime syndicate and its illegal activities - from extortion and loan-sharking to assault and murder. The result was a string of busts and a quarter of a million dollar contract put out on his life. A fascinating inside look at the struggle between law enforcement and organized crime, MAKING JACK FALCO... View more info

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The Innocent Man [used book]

By: John Grisham

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UK, Arrow: 2007

Seller ID: 0099493578

ISBN: 0099493578

Condition: Good


John Grisham's first work of non-fiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits - drinking, drugs and women. He began to show signs of mental illness. Unable to keep a job, he moved in with his mother and slept 20 hours a... View more info

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The Innocent Man [used book]

By: John Grisham

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Century: 2006

Seller ID: 1844137902

ISBN: 1844137902

Condition: Good


John Grisham's first work of non-fiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, in his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's, he said goodbye to his hometown of Ada and left to pursue his dreams of big league glory. Six years later he was back, his dreams broken by a bad arm and bad habits - drinking, drugs and women. He began to show signs of mental illness. Unable to keep a job, he moved in with his mother and slept 20 hours a day o... View more info