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Summary: In South Boston, the state police force are waging a war on Irish-American organized crime. Undercover cop Billy Costigan is assigned to infiltrate the mob syndicate, which is run by gangland chief Frank Costello. Billy quickly gains Costello's confidence. But when it becomes clear to both the mob and the police that there are moles in their midst, Billy and the other mole are suddenly thrust...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2007

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Summary: Ethically-challenged attorney Alan Shore settles in at a wealthy and powerful legal firm that focuses primarily on civil cases. With some help from veteran attorney Denny Crane, Shore quickly makes his mark winning cases no one would take. In doing so, he develops a rival in his colleague Brad Chase, who has been assigned to the office partly to keep an eye on the increasingly eccentric (and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Amanda McCready is a 4-year-old who has disappeared from her Boston home. The police make little headway in solving the case, so the girl's aunt hires Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private detectives. They freely admit that they have little experience with this type of case, but the family wants them for two reasons: they're not cops and they know the tough neighborhood in which they all...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Follows the personal and professional exploits of a group of attorneys working at the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Alexis is the girl of Dustin's dreams. After only five weeks of dating, the love-struck Dustin is coming on so strong that Alexis is forced to slow things down to a dead stop. Devastated and desperate to get her back, Dustin turns to his best friend, Tank, the rebound specialists. A master at seducing and offending women, Tank gets hired by freshly dumped guys to take their ex-girlfriends out...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2009

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Summary: Based on the true story of "Boston Strangler" Albert De Salvo, the man who terrorized the city for a year and a half when he murdered 13 women.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2004

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Summary: World-weary and living hand to mouth, small-time gunrunner Eddie 'Fingers' Coyle (Mitchum) works on the sidelines of the seedy Boston underworld. But when he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he's forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2009

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Summary: Follows the personal and professional exploits of a group of attorneys working at the law firm of Crane, Poole & Schmidt. They tackle some of today's most inflammatory, and sometimes irreverent, social and moral issues, from teen pregnancy and the death penalty to sex surrogates and Alzheimer's. Now, the firm faces financial ruin and its brilliant attorneys face chaotic caseloads filled with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

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Contents: v. 1. 1831-1850.

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Publisher / Publication Date: New England Historic Genealogical Society 1989

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Puleo, Stephen.

Summary: Chronicles the January 15, 1919, Boston Molasses Flood that killed twenty-one people when over two million gallons of molasses poured out of the steel tank that stored it and traveled through the city's North End.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2003

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Greenidge, Kerri

Summary: "This long-overdue biography reestablishes William Monroe Trotter's essential place next to Douglass, Du Bois, and King in the pantheon of American civil rights heroes. William Monroe Trotter (1872- 1934), though still virtually unknown to the wider public, was an unlikely American hero. With the stylistic verve of a newspaperman and the unwavering fearlessness of an emancipator, he galvanized...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Co. 2020

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Summary: Jesse Stone is shot while moonlighting on a Boston stakeout, leaving his friend fighting for his life and Stone out for justice. His rogue investigation to find the shooter leads him into Boston's shady underworld. This leads him right into the bed of a Boston PD investigator, who wants his head on a platter if he continues to pursue the case. Meanwhile, Stone is approached by a broken-hearted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2009

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Summary: Jesse investigates the grim works of a serial killer in Boston and becomes concerned with a wayward teen in Paradise.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Goodman, Susan E.

Summary: Shares the story of Sarah Roberts and her 1847 case petitioning that she be allowed to attend a white school, explaining how her heroic efforts established key precedents and paved the way for civil rights advancements.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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Halloran, Bob

Summary: No one can deny that mob boss James ́Whiteý Bulger and Stephen ́The Riflemań Flemmi are two of the most brutal killers in American historýnot even the two gangsters themselves. However, of the various murders for which Bulger has been convicted, the jury has denied the Davis family closure for the slaying of Debbie Davis, Flemmís beautiful young girlfriend who went missing in 1981,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Bodden, Valerie

Summary: This title examines an important historic even--the April 15, 2013, bomb explosions at the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the men behind the bombing, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the emergency response to the attack, how the events were communicated and reported through traditional media and social media, the manhunt for the Tsarnaev...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Atkins, Ace

Summary: Boston PI Spenser is approached by firefighter Jack McGee, who's convinced that the apartment blaze that took the lives of five residents and two firefighters was arson.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Atkins 2016

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Di Spigna, Christian

Summary: A detailed portrait of Founding Father, Dr. Joseph Warren, examines his work as an architect of the colonial rebellion, before his hero's death at Bunker Hill obscured his essential role in America's independence.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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Summary: Now that Jesse Stone has settled in as Paradise's police chief, he has to solve the grisly murder of a teenage girl. The investigation uncovers abuse and even leads him to a conflict with a Boston mob.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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Atkins, Ace

Summary: "Iconic, tough-but-tender Boston PI Spenser delves into the black market art scene to investigate a decades-long unsolved crime of dangerous proportions. The heist was legendary, still talked about twenty years after the priceless paintings disappeared from one of Boston's premier art museums. Most thought the art was lost forever, buried deep, sold off overseas, or, worse, destroyed as...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company 2018

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Sarton, May

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1989

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Songini, Marc L.

Summary: "The New England Mafia was a hugely powerful organization that survived by using violence to ruthlessly crush anyone that threatened it, or its lucrative gambling, loansharking, bootlegging and other enterprises and psychopathic strongman Joseph "The Animal" Barboza was one of the most feared mob enforcers of all time, killing as many as thirty people for business and pleasure. From...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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Tessaro, Kathleen

Summary: "In Depression-era Boston, a city divided by privilege and poverty, two unlikely friends are bound by a dangerous secret in this mesmerizing work of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfume Collector. Maeve Fanning is a first generation Irish immigrant, born and raised among the poor, industrious Italian families of Boston's North End by her widowed mother....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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Flynn, Rory

Summary: "Boston narcotics detective Eddy Harkness is on the case again, and this time the soul of the city is at stake. When a late-summer hurricane slams into Boston, Detective Eddy Harkness and his Narco-Intel crew are thrown into the eye of a very different kind of storm. Dark Horse -- an especially pure and deadly brand of heroin -- has infiltrated the gritty Lower South End. Harkness soon finds...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016

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