Crime Buff's Guide to Outlaw Washington, DC
By (author) Ron Franscell
Crime Buff's Guide to Outlaw Washington, DC by Ron Franscell
Book DescriptionWashington D.C. isn't known as the "District of Crime" or "Murder Capital of America" for nothing. Though the capital city's motto is "justice for all," D.C. has a darker side, including an extensive history of crimes and misdemeanors, some political and some not. The Crime Buff's Guide to Outlaw Washington D.C. is the ultimate guidebook to the criminal and seedy history of the nation's capital -- plus Maryland, Northern Virginia and (ironically) Arlington National Cemetery. It also contains an entire chapter pinpointing key and little-known sites in the Lincoln Assassination. With photographs, maps, directions, and precise GPS coordinates, this collection of outlaw tales serves as both a travel guide and an entertaining and enlightening read. It is a one-of-a-kind exploration into well-known and more obscure sites in D.C. that retain memories of bandits, corpse-snatchers, murderers, snipers, bootleggers, assassins, rogue scientists, spies, mobsters and corrupt politicians -- even a legendary serial killer dressed in a bunny suit -- and their scandalous deeds.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780762773855
(226mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Globe Pequot Press
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Ron Franscell
Ron Franscell is the author of The Sourtoe Cocktail Club, The Crime Buff's Guide to Outlaw Texas, and The Crime Buff's Guide to the Outlaw Rockies Globe Pequot Press), as well as the bestselling The Darkest Night, which established him as one of the most provocative new voices in narrative nonfiction.
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