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ABC’s Gift Ideas: Travel, True Crime, Young Adult Fiction

The gift-giving season is upon us – hooray! The ABC Staff has rummaged through their sections and order lists, and come up with another year’s worth of wonderful gift ideas for you: from fiction to history to cookbooks to children’s …

You Review: Hood Rat by Gavin Knight

Reviewed by Jake Lloyd Staley In Hood Rat, author Gavin Knight reports on the subject of gang warfare by telling stories about particular individuals and specific events. It is nonfiction that reads like fiction. The antihero of these stories is …

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…Fifty dead men walking: directed by Kari Skogland and starring Jim Sturgess, Rose McGowan, Ben Kingsley & Kevin Zegers. This crime thriller movie is loosely based on the autobiography Fifty dead men walking written by Martin McGartland. Martin is a …

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…Public Enemies: directed by Michael Mann and starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard & Giovanni Ribisi. The film is an adaptation of Bryan Burrough’s non-fiction book Public Enemies: America’s Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933–34. …