([March] 1999)

DC, 1999 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
14.95 USD; 23.50 CAD
Pages
196
On-sale Date
1999-01-27
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Suggested for Mature Readers
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Paradox Press
Brand
Factoid Books; [Paradox Press]
ISBN
1-56389-454-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
761941210575 00111
Printer
Printed in Canada
Editing
Andy Helfer (credited as Andrew Helfer) (group editor); Jim Higgins (credited) (assistant editor)
Color
color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
8 1/5 inches by 10 7/8 inches
Paper Stock
cardstock cover; matte interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

Letterers for interior sequences are listed as a group on page below indicia: Bob Lappan and Kurt Hathaway.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Steve Vance (credited) (multi-media photo)
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Steve Vance (credited) (multi-media photo)
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Steve Vance (credited) (multi-media photo)
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The Big Book of Vice (Table of Contents: 1)

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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Title page with illustration.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

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Sin Cities (Table of Contents: 3)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Introduction to Chapter One: Sin Cities.

Village of the Damned (Table of Contents: 4)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Ivan Brunetti (credited)
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Ivan Brunetti (credited)
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Phenix City (Table of Contents: 5)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Bob Fingerman (credited)
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Bob Fingerman (credited)
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Fantasy Island (Table of Contents: 6)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Rick Geary (credited)
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Rick Geary (credited)
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Las Vegas (Table of Contents: 7)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Deryl Skelton (credited)
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Deryl Skelton (credited)
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The Deuce (Table of Contents: 8)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Rated XXX (Table of Contents: 9)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Alwyn Talbot (credited)
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Alwyn Talbot (credited)
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Alcohol (Table of Contents: 10)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Two: Alcohol.

The First Drug (Table of Contents: 11)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Dan Spiegle (credited)
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Dan Spiegle (credited)
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The Battle of the Booze (Table of Contents: 12)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Tom Sutton (credited)
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Tom Sutton (credited)
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Carry Nation (Table of Contents: 13)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Lennie Mace (credited)
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Lennie Mace (credited)
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The Noble Disaster (Table of Contents: 14)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Hilary Barta (credited)
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Hilary Barta (credited)
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Izzy & Moe (Table of Contents: 15)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Armando Gil (credited)
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Armando Gil (credited)
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White Lightning (Table of Contents: 16)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Hunt Emerson (credited)
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Hunt Emerson (credited)
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What's in All Those Bottles? (Table of Contents: 17)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Joe Staton (credited)
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Joe Staton (credited)
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Friends of Bill W. (Table of Contents: 18)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Dan Burr (credited)
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Dan Burr (credited)
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So You Want to Know About Alcohol? (Table of Contents: 19)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Steve Vance (credited)
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Steve Vance (credited)
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Drugs (Table of Contents: 20)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Three: Drugs.

The Stoned Age (Table of Contents: 21)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Marshall Rogers (credited)
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Marshall Rogers (credited)
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Cocaine: The Curse of the Incas (Table of Contents: 22)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Galen Showman (credited)
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Galen Showman (credited)
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The Poppy's Strange Fruit (Table of Contents: 23)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Gregory Benton (credited)
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Gregory Benton (credited)
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The Opium Wars (Table of Contents: 24)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Alec Stevens (credited)
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Alec Stevens (credited)
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The Age of Absinthe (Table of Contents: 25)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Kieron Dwyer (credited)
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Kieron Dwyer (credited)
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Hemp Through History (Table of Contents: 26)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Ovi Nedelcu (credited as Ovidiu Nedelcu)
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Ovi Nedelcu (credited as Ovidiu Nedelcu)
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Reefer Madness (Table of Contents: 27)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Max Douglas (credited as Salgood Sam)
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Max Douglas (credited as Salgood Sam)
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Peyote, Sacred Cactus of the Southwest (Table of Contents: 28)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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John Estes (credited)
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John Estes (credited)
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Albert Hoffman (Table of Contents: 29)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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James Romberger (credited)
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James Romberger (credited)
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Timothy Leary, Psychedelic Guru (Table of Contents: 30)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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James Romberger (credited)
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James Romberger (credited)
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America's Hidden Plague (Table of Contents: 31)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Glenn Barr (credited)
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Glenn Barr (credited)
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Caffeine Fiends (Table of Contents: 32)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Bahadir Boysal (credited)
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Bahadir Boysal (credited)
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Vice Styles of the Rich & Famous (Table of Contents: 33)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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John Cebollero (credited)
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John Cebollero (credited)
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Tobacco (Table of Contents: 34)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Four: Tobacco.

The Roots of Tobacco (Table of Contents: 35)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Donald David (credited)
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Donald David (credited)
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Seeds of a Nation (Table of Contents: 36)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Steve Mannion (credited)
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Steve Mannion (credited)
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Buck Duke Cigarette King (Table of Contents: 37)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Charlie Adlard (credited as Charles Adlard)
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Charlie Adlard (credited as Charles Adlard)
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Gunsmoke (Table of Contents: 38)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Russ Heath (credited)
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Russ Heath (credited)
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Lucy Gaston vs. the Coffin Nail (Table of Contents: 39)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Ted Slampyak (credited)
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Ted Slampyak (credited)
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Smoke and Mirrors (Table of Contents: 40)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Terry LaBan (credited)
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Terry LaBan (credited)
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Warning! Cigarette Companies May Be Hazardous to Your Health (Table of Contents: 41)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Rina Piccolo (credited)
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Rina Piccolo (credited)
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Marlboro World (Table of Contents: 42)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Gray Morrow (credited)
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Gray Morrow (credited)
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Sex and More Sex (Table of Contents: 43)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Prostitutes of the Gods (Table of Contents: 44)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Rina Piccolo (credited)
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Rina Piccolo (credited)
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The Golden Age of Prostitution (Table of Contents: 45)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Jennifer Graves (credited)
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Jennifer Graves (credited)
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Harlots and Holy Men (Table of Contents: 46)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Joe Staton (credited)
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Joe Staton (credited)
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Mystery John (Table of Contents: 47)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Bob Taylor (credited as B. K. Taylor)
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Bob Taylor (credited as B. K. Taylor)
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The Whores of War (Table of Contents: 48)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Sam Glanzman (credited)
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Sam Glanzman (credited)
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The Victorians' Secret (Table of Contents: 49)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Mike Collins (credited as Michael Collins)
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Mike Collins (credited as Michael Collins)
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Hollywood Madams (Table of Contents: 50)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Steve Smith (credited)
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Steve Smith (credited)
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The Happy Hooker (Table of Contents: 51)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Glen Hanson (credited)
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Glen Hanson (credited)
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Mustang Ranch (Table of Contents: 52)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Alan Kupperberg (credited)
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Sex Slaves (Table of Contents: 53)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Colleen Doran (credited)
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Colleen Doran (credited)
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The Pimp (Table of Contents: 54)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Denys Cowan (credited)
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Denys Cowan (credited)
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Mayflower Madam (Table of Contents: 55)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Christian Alamy (credited)
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Christian Alamy (credited)
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The Evolution of Porn (Table of Contents: 56)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Marshall Rogers (credited as Wm. Marshall Rogers)
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Marshall Rogers (credited as Wm. Marshall Rogers)
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Anthony Comstock (Table of Contents: 57)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Karl Heitmueller Jr. (credited)
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Live Nude Girls (Table of Contents: 58)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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David Monahan (credited)
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David Monahan (credited)
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Master of the Pornoverse (Table of Contents: 59)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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John Cebollero (credited)
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John Cebollero (credited)
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King of Porn (Table of Contents: 60)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Bob Fingerman (credited)
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Bob Fingerman (credited)
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Sexual Revolutionary (Table of Contents: 61)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Russ Heath (credited)
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Russ Heath (credited)
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Patriot of Porn (Table of Contents: 62)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Mark Poutenis (credited)
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Mark Poutenis (credited)
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The Sultan of Sleaze (Table of Contents: 63)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Danny Hellman (credited)
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Danny Hellman (credited)
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Aphrodisiacs (Table of Contents: 64)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Floyd Hughes (credited)
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Floyd Hughes (credited)
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Gambling (Table of Contents: 65)

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Steve Vance
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Six: Gambling.

Basic Instinct (Table of Contents: 66)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Steve Sadowski (credited as Stephen Sadowski)
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Steve Sadowski (credited as Stephen Sadowski)
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The Devil's Invention (Table of Contents: 67)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Randy DuBurke (credited)
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Randy DuBurke (credited)
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The Winning Ticket (Table of Contents: 68)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Tayyar Ozkan (credited)
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Tayyar Ozkan (credited)
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Tumblin' Vice (Table of Contents: 69)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Mike Collins (credited as Michael Collins)
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Mike Collins (credited as Michael Collins)
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The Godfather of Gambling (Table of Contents: 70)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Brad Teare (credited)
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Brad Teare (credited)
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History-Making Bets (Table of Contents: 71)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Gordon Purcell (credited)
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Gordon Purcell (credited)
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The Anti-Gamblers (Table of Contents: 72)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Vincent Deporter (credited)
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Vincent Deporter (credited)
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Bright Lights, Big Bucks (Table of Contents: 73)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Robert Snyder (credited)
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Robert Snyder (credited)
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The Dream Factory (Table of Contents: 74)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Stephen DeStefano (credited)
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Stephen DeStefano (credited)
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The New Buffalo (Table of Contents: 75)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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Max Douglas (credited as Salgood Sam)
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Max Douglas (credited as Salgood Sam)
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Virtual Vegas (Table of Contents: 76)

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Dave Stern (credited)
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John Heebink (credited)
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John Heebink (credited)
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The Devil's Playground (Table of Contents: 77)

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Steve Vance
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Indexer Notes

Introduction to Chapter Seven: The Devil's Playground.

Breeding Grounds of Vice (Table of Contents: 78)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Roger Langridge (credited)
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Roger Langridge (credited)
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Comic Books - Threat or Menace? (Table of Contents: 79)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Sergio Aragon├ęs (credited)
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Sergio Aragon├ęs (credited)
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Pick a Card (Table of Contents: 80)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Hunt Emerson (credited)
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Hunt Emerson (credited)
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Sweet Tooth (Table of Contents: 81)

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Steve Vance (credited)
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Nick Bertozzi (credited)
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Copyright Information (Table of Contents: 82)

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Biographies (Table of Contents: 83)

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Short biographies on the writers and artists featured in the book.

Bibliography (Table of Contents: 84)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Book of Vice
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Sin Cities
  5. 4. Village of the Damned
  6. 5. Phenix City
  7. 6. Fantasy Island
  8. 7. Las Vegas
  9. 8. The Deuce
  10. 9. Rated XXX
  11. 10. Alcohol
  12. 11. The First Drug
  13. 12. The Battle of the Booze
  14. 13. Carry Nation
  15. 14. The Noble Disaster
  16. 15. Izzy & Moe
  17. 16. White Lightning
  18. 17. What's in All Those Bottles?
  19. 18. Friends of Bill W.
  20. 19. So You Want to Know About Alcohol?
  21. 20. Drugs
  22. 21. The Stoned Age
  23. 22. Cocaine: The Curse of the Incas
  24. 23. The Poppy's Strange Fruit
  25. 24. The Opium Wars
  26. 25. The Age of Absinthe
  27. 26. Hemp Through History
  28. 27. Reefer Madness
  29. 28. Peyote, Sacred Cactus of the Southwest
  30. 29. Albert Hoffman
  31. 30. Timothy Leary, Psychedelic Guru
  32. 31. America's Hidden Plague
  33. 32. Caffeine Fiends
  34. 33. Vice Styles of the Rich & Famous
  35. 34. Tobacco
  36. 35. The Roots of Tobacco
  37. 36. Seeds of a Nation
  38. 37. Buck Duke Cigarette King
  39. 38. Gunsmoke
  40. 39. Lucy Gaston vs. the Coffin Nail
  41. 40. Smoke and Mirrors
  42. 41. Warning! Cigarette Companies May Be Hazardous to Your Health
  43. 42. Marlboro World
  44. 43. Sex and More Sex
  45. 44. Prostitutes of the Gods
  46. 45. The Golden Age of Prostitution
  47. 46. Harlots and Holy Men
  48. 47. Mystery John
  49. 48. The Whores of War
  50. 49. The Victorians' Secret
  51. 50. Hollywood Madams
  52. 51. The Happy Hooker
  53. 52. Mustang Ranch
  54. 53. Sex Slaves
  55. 54. The Pimp
  56. 55. Mayflower Madam
  57. 56. The Evolution of Porn
  58. 57. Anthony Comstock
  59. 58. Live Nude Girls
  60. 59. Master of the Pornoverse
  61. 60. King of Porn
  62. 61. Sexual Revolutionary
  63. 62. Patriot of Porn
  64. 63. The Sultan of Sleaze
  65. 64. Aphrodisiacs
  66. 65. Gambling
  67. 66. Basic Instinct
  68. 67. The Devil's Invention
  69. 68. The Winning Ticket
  70. 69. Tumblin' Vice
  71. 70. The Godfather of Gambling
  72. 71. History-Making Bets
  73. 72. The Anti-Gamblers
  74. 73. Bright Lights, Big Bucks
  75. 74. The Dream Factory
  76. 75. The New Buffalo
  77. 76. Virtual Vegas
  78. 77. The Devil's Playground
  79. 78. Breeding Grounds of Vice
  80. 79. Comic Books - Threat or Menace?
  81. 80. Pick a Card
  82. 81. Sweet Tooth
  83. 82. Copyright Information
  84. 83. Biographies
  85. 84. Bibliography
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