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Stillman, Deanne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 STI

Haugen, Brenda.

Summary: Examines the details of the Zodiac Killer case in 1960s San Francisco, including the victims, the crimes, and speculations as to the identity of the Zodiac Killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Compass Point Books 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364.1523 HAU

McNamara, Michelle

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: "A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer-- the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade-- from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case. For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 MCN

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 MCN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 MCN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 MCN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 MCN

Rule, Ann.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1991

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 RUL

Bugliosi, Vincent.

Summary: A best-selling account by the author of Helter Skelter outlines the main reasons O.J. Simpson was acquitted of murder, from the jury's makeup to the incompetence of the prosecutors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1532 BUG

Wiehl, Lis W

Summary: New York Times bestselling author and former federal prosecutor Lis Wiehl uses new research and first-hand interviews to tell the heart-pounding story of Charles Manson's horrific crimes, the painstaking investigation that followed, and the inspired prosecution that put him away.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 WIE

Mann, William J.

Summary: Hollywood chronicler William J. Mann draws on a rich host of sources, including recently released FBI files, to unpack the story of the enigmatic William Desmond Taylor, the popular president of the Motion Picture Directors Association, and the diverse cast that surrounded him before he was murdered in 1922-- including three beautiful, ambitious actresses, the ruthless founder of Paramount...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 MAN

Sullivan, Randall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 SUL

Eatwell, Piu Marie

Summary: Los Angeles, 1947. A housewife out for a walk with her baby notices a cloud of black flies buzzing ominously in Leimert Park. An "unsightly object" is identified as the mutilated body of Elizabeth Short, an aspiring starlet from Massachusetts who had been lured west by the siren call of Hollywood. Her killer would never be found, but Short’s death would bring her the fame she had always sought....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 EAT

Weinberg, Samantha

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Books 2003

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Suchon, Josh

Summary: In April 1984, Foothill High freshman Tina Faelz took a shortcut on her walk home. About an hour later, she was found in a ditch, brutally stabbed to death. The murder shook the quiet East Bay suburb of Pleasanton and left investigators baffled. With no witnesses or leads, the case went cold and remained so for nearly thirty years. In 2011, the investigation finally got a break. Improved...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The History Press 2015

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Miller, Chanel

4 holds on 1 copy

Summary: Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting "Emily Doe" on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statement was posted on BuzzFeed, where it instantly went viral, was translated globally, and read on the floor of Congress. It inspired changes in California law and the recall of the judge in the case. Now Miller reclaims her identity to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2019

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Humes, Edward.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1992

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1 HUM

Howard, Rachel.

Summary: Ten-year-old Rachel Howard woke to the sight of blood on the hallway carpet and a glimpse of her father clutching his stabbed throat. Stan Howard died minutes later, and his bizarre small-town murder was never solved. Rachel's father was a laid-back, handsome man with no known enemies. Faced with her family's shock, Rachel coped by keeping silent and trying to pretend the murder had never...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 HOW

Summary: Shocking stories from Hollywood are not always fiction. Beyond anything a screenwriter could imagine, and with cast of famous stars and celebrities, this documentary goes behind the scenes to explore the real-life stories of murders in Hollywood.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cobra Entertainment 2003

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Bird, Anne.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Regan Books 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.152 BIR

Sullivan, Randall.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 SUL

Grann, David

Summary: In the 1920s, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 976 GRA

Sharfstein, Daniel J.

Summary: One of the nation's most accomplished historians unravels the stories of three extraordinary families from different eras in American history to represent the complexity of race in America, and to force readers to rethink assumptions about race, racism, and civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 SHA

Summary: A groundbreaking documentary series sheds new light on real-estate icon, Robert Durst, while unraveling one of the most notorious unsolved crimes in New York history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Entertainment 2015

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV JIN

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: Breaking Blue is what Sheriff Tony Bamonte did when he disregarded the blue code that forbids investigating a fellow police officer. While preparing his master's thesis, Bamonte discovered new evidence linking a local officer to the 1935 murder of town marshal George Conniff. This is a gripping story of cop against cop and a collision between two generations of lawmen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1992

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1 EGA

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B WALLS

Foote, Donna

Summary: A study of the controversial national educational movement, Teach For America, follows a year in the lives of four TFA recruits at a high school in South Central Los Angeles as they deal with the challenges and opportunities of a program designed to overcome the inequities in the American educational system.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.1009 FOO

Summary: In a continuous monologue, former death-row inmate Nick Yarris tells the story of how he was charged with the murder of a woman in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, sentenced to death, and, after twenty-one years behind bars, exhonerated based on DNA evidence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FEA