(May 1996)

DC, 1996 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 20.95 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale date
1996-05-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
DC Comics
Brand
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN
1-56389-217-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781563892172 51495
Editing
Andrew Helfer; Jim Higgins (assistant)
Color
Color Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions
8 1/2 inches by 10 7/8 inches
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Matte interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Principle letterers for interior sequences are listed as a group on page below indicia: Gail Beckett, Phil Felix and Bob Lappan.

One of the seventeen Paradox Press series of Big Books:
1994 - The Big Book of Urban Legends
1995 - The Big Book of Death; The Big Book of Weirdos; The Big Book of Conspiracies;
1996 - The Big Book of Freaks; The Big Book of Little Criminals; The Big Book of Hoaxes; The Big Book of Thugs
1997 - The Big Book of Losers; The Big Book of The Unexplained; The Big Book of Martyrs; The Big Book of Scandal
1998 - The Big Book of Bad; The Big Book of the Weird Wild West
1999 - The Big Book of Vice; The Big Book of Grimm
2000 - The Big Book of the '70s


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The Big Book of Little Criminals (Table of Contents: 1)

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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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Small-Time Hoods (Table of Contents: 3)

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Introduction to Chapter One: Small-Time Hoods.

That's Where the Money Is (Table of Contents: 4)

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Carl Sifakis
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Kevin Maguire
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Kevin Maguire
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The Man Who Fed Sailors to the Sea (Table of Contents: 5)

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Carl Sifakis
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Steve Leialoha
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Steve Leialoha
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Shanghai Kelly
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Ernest Booth (Table of Contents: 6)

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George Hagenauer
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Swamp Bandit (Table of Contents: 7)

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George Hagenauer
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John Ashley
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The Po8 [The Poet] (Table of Contents: 8)

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Black Bart
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The Incredible Survivor (Table of Contents: 9)

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Mal Henri
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The Savage Caning of Senator Sumner (Table of Contents: 10)

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Donald David
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Donald David
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The Crook Everybody Liked (Table of Contents: 11)

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Carl Sifakis
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Frederick Emerson Peters
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Robbing Them Blind (Table of Contents: 12)

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Tom Peyer
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George Remus and the Craziest Verdict Ever (Table of Contents: 13)

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George Remus
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The Mad Bomber (Table of Contents: 14)

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Carl Sifakis
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James Romberger
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James Romberger
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George Metesky
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The Littlest Criminal in Alcatraz (Table of Contents: 15)

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Carl Sifakis
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Fred Harper
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Fred Harper
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Al Capone
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Hustlers (Table of Contents: 16)

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Introduction to Chapter Two: Hustlers.

Cap Streeter (Table of Contents: 17)

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George Hagenauer
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Roger Langridge
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Roger Langridge
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Society's Golden Bad Boy (Table of Contents: 18)

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Christian Alamy
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Christian Alamy
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Serge Rubinstein
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Count Victor Lustig (Table of Contents: 19)

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Art Wetherell
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Art Wetherell
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The Maude King Case (Table of Contents: 20)

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George Hagenauer
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Russell Braun
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Russell Braun
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Gaston Means
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Avanna Sherrill (Table of Contents: 21)

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Carl Sifakis
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Klaus Janson
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Joseph Weil (Table of Contents: 22)

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Graham Manley
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Graham Manley
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Jake "The Barber" (Table of Contents: 23)

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George Hagenauer
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Ralph Reese
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Ralph Reese
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"Honest" John Kelly (Table of Contents: 24)

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George Hagenauer
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Rebecca Guay
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Rebecca Guay
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Henri LeMoine (Table of Contents: 25)

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George Hagenauer
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Ric Estrada
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Ric Estrada
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A Fisch Story (Table of Contents: 26)

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George Hagenauer
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Ty Templeton
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Ty Templeton
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Forgers, Fakers, and Funny Money (Table of Contents: 27)

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Introduction to Chapter Three: Forgers, Fakers, and Funny Money.

The Man Who Stole Arizona (Table of Contents: 28)

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Carl Sifakis
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Glenn Barr
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Glenn Barr
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James Reavis
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Vanishing Act: A Tale of Disappearing Ink (Table of Contents: 29)

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Rafael Kayanan
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Han Van Meegeren (Table of Contents: 30)

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Mis-titled in the copyright sequence as "Han Van Meegren."

The San Quentin Forgers (Table of Contents: 31)

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George Hagenauer
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Ernie Colón
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Ernie Colón
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Dan Wilson; Tom Bell; Lewis; Lamarr; Warden Houlahan
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The Colonial Counterfeiter (Table of Contents: 32)

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Linda Medley
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Linda Medley
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Mary Butterworth

The Genuine Counterfeiter (Table of Contents: 33)

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The Man Who Hustled Hitler (Table of Contents: 34)

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Gahan Wilson
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Franz Tausend

The Man Who Almost Bought Portugal (Table of Contents: 35)

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David G. Klein
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Alves Reis
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The One-Dollar Counterfeiter (Table of Contents: 36)

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Carl Sifakis
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Mr. 880
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Disorganized Crime (Table of Contents: 37)

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Introduction to Chapter Four: Disorganized Crime.

Avenging "Nails" Norton (Table of Contents: 38)

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Carl Sifakis
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Gregory Benton
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The Luckiest Mobster (Table of Contents: 39)

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George Hagenauer
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The Richardsons (Table of Contents: 40)

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Locke's Lament (Table of Contents: 41)

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The Pillow Gang (Table of Contents: 42)

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Carl Sifakis
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Joe Orlando
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Don Carmelo Fresina
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The World's Richest Cop (Table of Contents: 43)

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George Hagenauer
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Bill Wray
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Tubbo Gilbert
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Gandhi of the Mafia (Table of Contents: 44)

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Tom Peyer
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David Lloyd
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David Lloyd
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Joe Colombo
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Noose Ruse (Table of Contents: 45)

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Carl Sifakis
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Brent Anderson
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Sam Cardinella
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Murder Inc.'s Fastest Killer (Table of Contents: 46)

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Dave Gibbons
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Frank "Dasher" Abbandando
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New York's Meanest, Ugliest Gangster (Table of Contents: 47)

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The Bedbug (Table of Contents: 48)

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Bill Alger
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The Chicago Black Sox (Table of Contents: 49)

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Tom Peyer
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The Wild Joker (Table of Contents: 50)

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George Hagenauer
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300 lb. Hitman (Table of Contents: 51)

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Rick Burchett
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"Pittsburgh" Phil Strauss (Table of Contents: 52)

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The Littlest Little Criminal (Table of Contents: 53)

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George Hagenauer
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Armando Illiano
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Little Women (Table of Contents: 54)

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Introduction to Chapter Five: Little Women.

Ma Barker (Table of Contents: 55)

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The Royal Moll (Table of Contents: 56)

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Indiana's Lady Bluebeard (Table of Contents: 57)

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Belle Gunness
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The Blonde Tigress (Table of Contents: 58)

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George Hagenauer
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She Stole From Everyone (Table of Contents: 59)

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Cassie Chadwick
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The Machine Gun Moll (Table of Contents: 60)

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George Hagenauer
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Kathryn Kelly
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The Eternal Adultress (Table of Contents: 61)

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George Hagenauer
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When Harry Met Leona (Table of Contents: 62)

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Heists (Table of Contents: 63)

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Introduction to Chapter Six: Heists.

The Brink's Job (Table of Contents: 64)

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Britain's Great Train Robbery (Table of Contents: 65)

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Joel Rose
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A Nice Bank Job (Table of Contents: 66)

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Joel Rose
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Mona Lisa Mysteries (Table of Contents: 67)

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The Pierre Hotel Heist (Table of Contents: 68)

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Joel Rose
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The Roundout Heist (Table of Contents: 69)

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Joel Rose
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The Lufthansa Heist (Table of Contents: 70)

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Joel Rose
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Airline Hijacker (Table of Contents: 71)

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Biographies (Table of Contents: 72)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Book of Little Criminals
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Small-Time Hoods
  5. 4. That's Where the Money Is
  6. 5. The Man Who Fed Sailors to the Sea
  7. 6. Ernest Booth
  8. 7. Swamp Bandit
  9. 8. The Po8 [The Poet]
  10. 9. The Incredible Survivor
  11. 10. The Savage Caning of Senator Sumner
  12. 11. The Crook Everybody Liked
  13. 12. Robbing Them Blind
  14. 13. George Remus and the Craziest Verdict Ever
  15. 14. The Mad Bomber
  16. 15. The Littlest Criminal in Alcatraz
  17. 16. Hustlers
  18. 17. Cap Streeter
  19. 18. Society's Golden Bad Boy
  20. 19. Count Victor Lustig
  21. 20. The Maude King Case
  22. 21. Avanna Sherrill
  23. 22. Joseph Weil
  24. 23. Jake "The Barber"
  25. 24. "Honest" John Kelly
  26. 25. Henri LeMoine
  27. 26. A Fisch Story
  28. 27. Forgers, Fakers, and Funny Money
  29. 28. The Man Who Stole Arizona
  30. 29. Vanishing Act: A Tale of Disappearing Ink
  31. 30. Han Van Meegeren
  32. 31. The San Quentin Forgers
  33. 32. The Colonial Counterfeiter
  34. 33. The Genuine Counterfeiter
  35. 34. The Man Who Hustled Hitler
  36. 35. The Man Who Almost Bought Portugal
  37. 36. The One-Dollar Counterfeiter
  38. 37. Disorganized Crime
  39. 38. Avenging "Nails" Norton
  40. 39. The Luckiest Mobster
  41. 40. The Richardsons
  42. 41. Locke's Lament
  43. 42. The Pillow Gang
  44. 43. The World's Richest Cop
  45. 44. Gandhi of the Mafia
  46. 45. Noose Ruse
  47. 46. Murder Inc.'s Fastest Killer
  48. 47. New York's Meanest, Ugliest Gangster
  49. 48. The Bedbug
  50. 49. The Chicago Black Sox
  51. 50. The Wild Joker
  52. 51. 300 lb. Hitman
  53. 52. "Pittsburgh" Phil Strauss
  54. 53. The Littlest Little Criminal
  55. 54. Little Women
  56. 55. Ma Barker
  57. 56. The Royal Moll
  58. 57. Indiana's Lady Bluebeard
  59. 58. The Blonde Tigress
  60. 59. She Stole From Everyone
  61. 60. The Machine Gun Moll
  62. 61. The Eternal Adultress
  63. 62. When Harry Met Leona
  64. 63. Heists
  65. 64. The Brink's Job
  66. 65. Britain's Great Train Robbery
  67. 66. A Nice Bank Job
  68. 67. Mona Lisa Mysteries
  69. 68. The Pierre Hotel Heist
  70. 69. The Roundout Heist
  71. 70. The Lufthansa Heist
  72. 71. Airline Hijacker
  73. 72. Biographies
  74. 73. Bibliography
  75. 74. Copyright Information
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