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Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery

Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery

  • Title: Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery
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  • Language : English
  • Page : 412 pages


Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes Y Rotten Apples is a thoroughly investigated treasure of true crime straight from the streets of The City that Never Sleeps This bushel of vice, victims, and vengeance spotlights sinister citizens from Boss Tweed and Typhoid Mary to Mark David Chapman and Jack Henry Abbot, plus detailed map references to guide you to the locations where they committed their grisly crimes You ll be shocked by Murder by MorphinePlayboy medical student Carlyle Harris was eager to end his secret marriage to a pretty young woman from the wrong side of the tracks A lethal prescription seemed to be just what death s doctor ordered But the eyes of a corpse never lieGoodbar, As In Nuts Roseann Quinn was a young, attractive schoolteacher living the carefree singles life of the early seventies on Manhattan s Upper West Side The men she took home were strictly one night stands, but one of them made sure he left his mark on her eighteen times Son of Sam For than a year, the man dubbed The.44 Caliber Killer held the city paralyzed with fear spraying death from the muzzle of a high powered handgun, murdering and maiming than a dozen young men and women, daring New York s finest to end his bloody spree, and touching off the biggest manhunt in New YOrk criminal history In the end, he said the devil made him do itAnd if you think you can take it much, much


Author Marvin J Wolf

The son of a junkman and a mad housewife really she spent half her adult life in mental hospitals , Wolf served 13 years on active duty with the US Army, including a 15 month combat tour in Vietnam He has worked as a dishwasher, an encyclopedia salesman, a camera store clerk and as a photojournalist with worldwide credits In 1983, when he regained sole custody of his only child, he put aside h




Rotten Apples: True Stories of New York Crime and Mystery Reviews (5)

  • Rotten Apples is a fascinating collection of 43 crimes that occurred in New York over a four hundred year period between 1689 and 1989 It is a history of New York told through major crimes committed for political reasons, as well as murders committed by mobsters and serial killers These inci [..]

  • Stop when you get tiredI liked the earlier historic stories much than the later ones Whether this is because my memories of the surrounding media and politics differ from the book or because some of the issues raised seem embarrassing by today s standards, I do not know And ending on the Central Pa [..]

  • Best feature of this book is the precise geographical coordinates of each crime From this, I learned that not one but TWO of the most famous Mob hits of all time those of Arnold Rothstein 1928 and Albert Anastasia 1957 occured at the rather plain hotel I stayed at the last time I was in New York. [..]

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