101 Crimes of the Century

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101 Crimes of the Century

By Alan J. Whiticker

New Holland Publishing Australia Pty Ltd, Paperback, 9781741106398, 288pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2008

Alan J Whiticker writes a compact book on 101 of the world's most fascinating crimes in the last century. From 1901 to 2007, this book covers the shocking truth behind the murders, assassinations, robberies and theft. It includes crimes of passion, terrorism, assassination, underworld murder, sex crimes, society crimes, kidnapping, theft, serial murder and society scandals. Amongst the crimes are: The Murder of Mary Phagan . The Mona Lisa Stolen . Bugsy Siegel . Pearl Harbour . The Assassination of John F Kennedy . TheManson Family . The abduction of Maddie McCann in Portugal . the Boston Strangler . Fred and Rosemary Wes.

About the Author
Since 1986 Alan has pursued the dual roles of teacher and freelance writer. In 1997 he completed his Masters Degree in Education. Alan is a former teacher and university lecturer and the author of 40 books including British Pop Invasion (2014), The Way We Were (2013), A History of Rugby League Clubs (2004, 2007, 2011), Wanda: The Untold Story of the Wanda Beach Murders and his first children's book The Battle for Troy - An Adaptation of Homer's Iliad (2004).

Alan J. Whiticker lives with his wife, Karen, and children, Timothy and Melanie.