Box 21

Titre : Box 21
Auteur : Anders Roslund
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781784291525
Libération : 2016-06-16

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THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHORS OF THREE SECONDS AND CELL 8 INTRODUCE DCI EWERT GRENS TO THE CRUEL REALITY OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING. 'This is crime writing at its most ambitious and morally complex' Financial Times Lydia Grajauskas will never forget the face. The face of the trafficker who brought her to Stockholm: the man responsible for three unrelenting years of forced prostitution and slavery. DCI Ewert Grens will never forget the name. The name of the prisoner the day his life was destroyed: the man responsible for twenty-five years of torturous heartache. Sweden will never forget their revenge . . . Box 21 is a steely, airtight thriller containing both the harshest aspects of degradation and retaliation, and the toughest questions surrounding the morality of violent and obsessive reprisal. Looking for a companion to Box 21? Look no further than Roslund & Hellström's Pen 33 . . .

Beyond illusions

Titre : Beyond illusions
Auteur : Thu Hương Dương
Éditeur : Hyperion Books
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015054264091
Libération : 2001-12-01

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Available for the first time in the U.S., the first novel by the acclaimed Vietnamese author and dissident describes the marriage of a young woman to her idealistic professor and the illusions and complex emotions that shape their relationship. By the author of Memories of a Pure Spring. 15,000 first printing.

Mama Black Widow

Titre : Mama Black Widow
Auteur : Iceberg Slim
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781936399208
Libération : 2013-05-07

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The most gritty and real illustration of the black ghetto ever told, from the only man capable of telling it, Iceberg Slim, bestselling author of Pimp. Mama Black Widow tells the tragic story of Otis Tilson, a stunning black drag queen trapped in a cruel queer ghetto underworld. In hopes of escaping the racial bigotry and economic injustice of the South, Otis’ family journeys north from their plantation to an urban promised land. Once in Chicago Otis and his brother and sisters become prisoners to a wasteland of violence, crime, prostitution and rape. This is the gut-wrenching tale of the destruction of a family and the truest portrayal of homosexuality in the ghetto ever told.

Tom and Pippo Read a Story

Titre : Tom and Pippo Read a Story
Auteur : Helen Oxenbury
Éditeur : Atheneum Books for Young Readers
ISBN-13 : 0689819587
Libération : 1998

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Tom likes his father to read to him and his toy monkey, Pippo, but when his father gets tired Tom "reads" to Pippo himself.

Codex Magica

Titre : Codex Magica
Auteur : Texe Marrs
Éditeur : Rivercrest Pub
ISBN-13 : 1930004044
Libération : 2005

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They vowed you would never know. They thought there was no way you could possibly unmask the sick things they have been hiding. They were wrong. Now, thanks to the incredible revelations in this amazing book, you can discover their innermost secrets. You can identify the members of the Illuminati and unravel their astonishing plan to control and manipulate. You can crack the Illuminati code. Codex Magica is awesome in its scope and revelations. It contains over 1,000 actual photographs and illustrations. You'll see with your own eyes the world's leading politicians and celebrities-including America's richest and most powerful-caught in the act as they perform occult magic. Once you understand their covert signals and coded picture messages, your world will never be the same. Destiny will be made manifest. You will know the truth and everything will become clear.

The Gangster Squad

Titre : The Gangster Squad
Auteur : Paul Lieberman
Éditeur : Pan Macmillan
ISBN-13 : 9781447223641
Libération : 2012-08-30

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'The shadowy Gangster Squad was formed in 1946 with eight men operating out of two rusted old Fords. They had no office and made no arrests -- the idea was to remain invisible. By the time I met Sgt. Jack O'Mara, most of the early members were dead, so I set out to find the survivors.' Based on the hugely popular Los Angeles Times column 'LA Noir: Tales from the Gangster Squad', this is the dark-hearted true story of a group of men cleaning up the mean streets of post-War America. From hundreds of interviews with the original members of the team, Paul Lieberman stitches together the story of Jack O'Mara, his dangerous colleague Jerry Wooters ('the killer cop, that's what they called me') and their anything-goes war with arch-criminal Mickey Cohen and his budding rival Jack 'The Enforcer' Whalen. A tale of stake-outs, shoot-outs and even the famous Black Dahlia murder case, this is ice-cool narrative non-fiction at its best -- and the basis for a huge Warner Brothers film of the same name, starring Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin and Emma Stone.