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Shocking true story

the rise and fall of Confidential, "America"s most scandalous scandal magazine"

by Henry E. Scott

  • 220 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Confidential (New York, N.Y.),
  • Tabloid newspapers -- United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry E. Scott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4900.C65 S36 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23535606M
    ISBN 109780375421396
    LC Control Number2009023648
    OCLC/WorldCa326529055

    The Shocking True Story of Serial Killer Ted Bundy. By: Ann Rule sets the standard for true-crime books. I have yet to discover another author that comes close. If it is by Ann Rule, you know you are getting the very best, and you will be sucked in and taken away into another universe.   Thriller author James Patterson has spoken out about the recent arrest of Jeffrey Epstein, the financier charged with sex trafficking of minors and the subject of a book by Patterson.

      The “riveting”* true story of the fiery summer of , which would forever transform the town of Oxford, North Carolina—a classic portrait of the fight for civil rights in the tradition of To Kill a Mockingbird *Chicago TribuneOn , Henry Marrow, /5(9).   A quick but fascinating read giving a taster of the level of true crime on offer in Rosewood’s books. Each chapter is more shocking than the last with cases including the jealous and enraged woman who murders her ex-husband and his new wife in cold blood, the ordinary man who decides to slaughter his elderly neighbours simply because he could.

    Harold Schechter (born J ) is an American true crime writer who specializes in serial is a professor of American literature and popular culture at Queens College, City University of New ter's essays have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and the International Herald Tribune. Warning! The following true crime book may shock and frighten the faint hearted. In this book are assembled 12 of the strangest true crime stories in human history. There is no doubt that some of these cases will disturb you, but it is equally assured that you will not be able to stop listening!


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Question: In telling the story of Confidential, Shocking True Story is populated with over-the-top characters--private eyes, movie stars, politicians, moguls--and of course scandal and intrigue of every kind. In all of this, two figures stand out--Robert Harrison, the publisher, and Howard Rushmore, one of the magazine’s most important editors/5(25).

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Shocking True Story book. Read 58 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Kevin Ryan is a writer in the much-maligned genre of true crime /5. Humphrey Bogart said of Confidential: “Everybody reads it but they say the cook brought it into the house”Tom Wolfe called it “the most scandalous scandal magazine in the history of the world” Time defined it as “a cheesecake of innuendo, detraction, and plain smut dig up one sensational ‘fact,’ embroider it for 1, to 2, words.

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Shocking True Story book. Read 20 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Humphrey Bogart said of Confidential: “Everybody reads it but t /5. At the end of that year, which also included the publication of Andrew Morton's book, Diana: Her True Story, Buckingham Palace announced that Diana and Charles were officially separating.

Harold Schechter is a professor of American literature and culture. Renowned for his true-crime writing, he is the author of the nonfiction books Fatal, Fiend, Bestial, Deviant, Deranged, Depraved, and, with David Everitt, The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial is also the author of Nevermore and The Hum Bug, the acclaimed historical novels featuring Edgar Allan Poe.4/5(7).

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Overall, I was interested in the story, but as a historian, I'm appalled. Research clearly went into this book, but then the author took liberties as to what the people thought before they died, dialogue, and the reasoning behind the killings 4/5(69).Shocking True Story is different.

This is a story hatched from my own experiences; my own life. About a year ago my wife, Valerie, retrieved a carton under our bed amid rolls of Christmas wrapping paper and white and brown tufts of dog hair.4/5(32).