The Resource Dirty John and other true stories of outlaws and outsiders, Christopher Goffard, (electronic resource)

Dirty John and other true stories of outlaws and outsiders, Christopher Goffard, (electronic resource)

Label
Dirty John and other true stories of outlaws and outsiders
Title
Dirty John and other true stories of outlaws and outsiders
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Goffard
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dirty John" is a story about a conman who terrorizes a Southern California family. It originated as a podcast and also ran as a print series in the Los Angeles Times. It wasn't unfamiliar terrain to its writer, Christopher Goffard. Over two decades at newspapers from Florida to California, Goffard has reported probingly on the shadowy, unseen corners of society. This book gathers together for the first time "Dirty John" and the rest of his very best work. "The $40 Lawyer" provides an inside account of a young public defender's rookie year in the legal trenches. "Framed" offers an unblinking chronicle of suburban mayhem (and is currently being developed by Netflix as a film). A man wrongly imprisoned for rape, train-riding runaways in love, a Syrian mother forced to leave her children in order to save them, a boy who grows up to become a cop as a way of honoring his murdered sister, another boy who struggles with the knowledge that his father is on death row: these stories reveal the complexities of human nature, showing people at both their most courageous and their most flawed
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goffard, Christopher
Dewey number
364.15
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal behavior
  • Crime
  • Investigative reporting
Target audience
adult
Label
Dirty John and other true stories of outlaws and outsiders, Christopher Goffard, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=4156161
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The stories "The Prisoner," "The Rookie," and "The 40 Lawyer" were originally published in slightly different form in the St. Petersburg Times. The other stories originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times, some under different titles"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The accusation -- Healing Sergeant Warren -- Riders -- The $40 lawyer -- The choice -- The hidden man -- The prisoner -- Framed -- The exile -- The rookie -- Border warrior -- Dirty John -- The deserter's son -- How she found him -- The old man and the sea
Control code
on1065539704
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781982113261
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E20E9E58-A098-4EB3-A966-2BE13AEC9DE6
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1065539704
  • (OCoLC)1065539704
Label
Dirty John and other true stories of outlaws and outsiders, Christopher Goffard, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=339&titleID=4156161
Publication
Note
"The stories "The Prisoner," "The Rookie," and "The 40 Lawyer" were originally published in slightly different form in the St. Petersburg Times. The other stories originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times, some under different titles"--Title page verso
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The accusation -- Healing Sergeant Warren -- Riders -- The $40 lawyer -- The choice -- The hidden man -- The prisoner -- Framed -- The exile -- The rookie -- Border warrior -- Dirty John -- The deserter's son -- How she found him -- The old man and the sea
Control code
on1065539704
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781982113261
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
E20E9E58-A098-4EB3-A966-2BE13AEC9DE6
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1065539704
  • (OCoLC)1065539704

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