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Uncle John's True Crime: A Classic Collection of Crooks, Cops, and Capers

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

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Just like all the other bathroom readers, there were interesting facts, things to make you laugh, and a great way to pass time. ( )
  armysquirrel | Jan 1, 2018 |
This book does what it sets out to do: entertain in the bathroom. With short snippets to read and fun facts of the great and small criminal minds, it's easy to read, informative and well-written. My favourites are always the losers that get caught by making the dumbest mistakes; it's always a good laugh! ( )
  Cecilturtle | Dec 17, 2014 |
This is one of those collections of fun facts and interesting stories. Some are a few pages, some are just a paragraph or two. Some little known facts about some cases you may have heard of, The Mad Bomber, The Hatfields and McCoys are two I remember. The stories are grouped together by a common thread, “Stupid Criminals”, “Zany Cops”, “Escape Artists”, these are examples not actual headings. This is one of those books you can read a little at a time, because the stories are a page or two, and it is a lot of stories. ( )
  BellaFoxx | Mar 29, 2013 |
Like all of "Uncle John's" books, this is a super-sized book full of stories, facts, trivia, and more. However, where most "Uncle John's" books are a varying collection of articles, this book has gathered together stories of "true crimes". The articles are divided according to length, (or sitting session). Very little of this book is new content, most articles have been published in previous Uncle John books. The book seems be be well researched, and many of the longer articles set the record straight on many infamous crimes that have had the true facts muddled by history. This would be an entertaining read for a true crime buff, and would make an interesting addition to anyone's "reading room." ( )
  GamecockGirl | Feb 13, 2012 |
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Collects anecdotes, quotations, historical accounts, and other materials about crime, criminals, law enforcement, trials, prisons, crime fiction and films, and related topics.

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