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  • Murder in the Bayou: Who Killed the Women Known as the Jeff Davis 8?
    Views : 150
    Pages : 272

    by: Ethan Brown

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    Grisly account of unsolved murders in a small Louisiana town.

    New Orleans–based investigative reporter Brown (Shake the Devil Off: A True Story of the Murder that Rocked New Orleans, 2009, etc.) spent two years unraveling the stories behind the impoverished, addicted sex workers murdered in hardscrabble Jennings, Louisiana. Wh ... more

    Publish on

    2016-09-13

    ISBN-10: 1476793255

    ISBN-13: 9781476793252

    Language: English

  • Snitch: Informants, Cooperators, and the Corruption of Justice
    Views : 391
    Pages : 288

    by: Ethan Brown

    Publisher: pPublicAffairs

    Book Description

    Trading reduced sentences to drug criminals for information has utterly corrupted the American justice system, argues Brown (Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip-Hop Hustler, 2005).

    The author isn’t the first to make a book-length argument that America’s criminal justice structure is fatally flawed w ... more

    Publish on

    2007-11-27

    ISBN-10: 1586484923

    ISBN-13: 9781586484927

    Language: English

  • Queens Reigns Supreme: Fat Cat, 50 Cent, and the Rise of the Hip Hop Hustler
    Views : 430
    Pages : 288

    by: Ethan Brown

    Publisher: pAnchor

    Book Description

    Bloody chronicle of the ’80s-era cocaine hustlers of southeast Queens and their influence on the rap music industry.

    New York magazine music editor Brown recounts the triumphs and travails of Queens, New York, drug hustlers Lorenzo “Fat Cat” Nichols, Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff and Thomas “Tony Montana” Mickens, among ot ... more

    Publish on

    2005-11-22

    ISBN-10: 1400095239

    ISBN-13: 9781400095230

    Language: English

  • Shake the Devil Off: A True Story of the Murder that Rocked New Orleans
    Views : 0
    Pages : 304

    by: Ethan Brown

    Publisher: pHenry Holt and Co.

    Book Description

    Journalist Brown (Snitch: Informants, Cooperators, and the Corruption of Justice, 2007, etc.) tries his hand at true crime.

    In October 2006, 28-year-old Zackery Bowen jumped from the roof of La Riviera bar in New Orleans and died instantly upon hitting the concrete. In his pocket was a suicide note explaining that he’d dismembered ... more

    Publish on

    2009-09-01

    ISBN-10: 0805088938

    ISBN-13: 9780805088939

    Language: English