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Crimes and Capers of the Northwest
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Crimes and Capers of the Northwest is a rascal-laden romp through Washington, Oregon and Idaho of high-profile crimes and quirky capers that have taken place in both the most recent and the distant past:

* Bill Miner was a gentlemanly train robber who is credited as being the first to say, ''Hands up!''

* Linda Burfield Hazzard pretended to be a doctor -- a ''fasting specialist'' -- who convinced her patients to starve themselves to death so she could profit from them

* Clarence Dayton Hillman, a real estate manipulator, hired actors and staged fake scenery to lure unsuspecting customers into buying inferior land

* Keith Hunter Jesperson was a truck driver and serial killer known as ''The Happy Face Killer'' because of the way he signed his letters to the media

* William Dainard was a bumbling fool, yet he kidnapped nine-year-old George Weyerhauser of the Weyerhauser Timber Company off the street in the middle of the day and got George's father to pay a $200,000 ransom

* Ted Bundy killed as many as 40 women throughout the Northwest states between 1974 and 1978; his favorite hunting grounds were college campuses

* Mary Kay Letourneau, a married 34-year-old schoolteacher, fell in love with her 13-year-old student and had two children with him; after being imprisoned for six years as a child sex offender, the two married.

Price: Canada $18.95    U.S.A. $16.95
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 978-1-926677-52-1
ISBN-10: 1-926677-52-8
Page Count: 256
Dimensions: 5.25" x 8.25"