Biographies of organized crime and Mafia figures based on Jay Robert Nash’s book Bloodletters and Badmen – A Narrative Encyclopedia of the American. This new edition of Bloodletters and Badmen represents the book’s first major revision. Now Jeffrey Dahmer, Charles Keating, David Koresh, John Wayne Gacy . Bloodletters and Badmen. likes · 4 talking about this. Biographies of organized crime and Mafia figures. Based upon Jay Robert Nash’s book.

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All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. His chapter on Carl Wanderer, the “Ragged Stranger” murderer, has since been disputed by several other crime historians. Wendy rated it it was amazing Jan 29, English Choose a language for shopping.

With much on the outlaws of the old west, to the bootleggers of the ‘s, Al Capome, and his ilk, the bank robbers of the ‘s bank robbers of the ‘s, John Dillinger, bdamen his ilk, organized crime, the mafia, Jesse James, the Dalton, and other Western outlaws, and an assorted collection of free lance criminals. It not only deals with modern criminals, but also with bloodleters of the crimes and criminals of the past. The Wright Book Published: Want to Read saving….

I have not read this book entirely, it’s more of a “pick up here and there encyclopedia”. Aug 23, Kelly and the Book Boar rated it really liked it Shelves: Pretty gruesome stuff,but I enjoyed reading every single page a lot of forgotten serial killers that will send chills down your spine not to mention all those infamous gangsters that I think no one even heard of good source of information on crime in Americas history that’s for sure.


Maybe it was because I saw The Godfather.

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The greatest bathroom book ever! It took awhile to read it but it was very interesting and full of photos of old school gangsters.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This Little Light contains portraits of the smooth-talking, ultra-creepy leaders of Baptist pedophile rings who make iconic spooks like Ed Gein seem almost cartoonish by comparison. It gets periodically pulled out and dusted off when movies like Great Northfield Minnesota Raid or St Valentine’s Day Massacre turn up on tv so I can check for historical accuracy.

This book fascinates teenaged boys. Start reading Bloodletters and Badmen on your Kindle in under bloodlettefs minute. Be the first to ask a question about Bloodletters and Badmen.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This is the first book I’ve ever read. I love true crime and this is baemen nice, concise resource of many varied crimes, some famous, some not-so much, but all are interesting.

Leads you to a lot of other interesting books. No trivia or quizzes yet. I have the hardcover edition, and it’s pretty thorough.

Bloodletters and Badmen

There are over photographs and lithographs and a thorough bibliography. I was expecting a regular sized book and got what could easily be confused for a text book, for the price I recommend this for everyone. A fascinating encyclopedia of who did what bad thing to whom and when, from Winnie Judd, the axe murderess – she looks like such a nice girl!

Here are the outlaws, thieves, brothel keepers, syndicate gangsters, arsonists, rapists, kidnappers, murderers, forgers, embezzlers, bomber, assassins, bank robbers, and hijackers who have punctuated our history with mayhem.


I’m so happy I ordered this, not only is bloodlettrs great and full of everything you want it to be full of, but it is huge! Great Research For Writers! See all 50 reviews. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Here, check out ‘The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde’: Jan 16, Annette Oliver rated it barmen was amazing Recommends it for: Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. About Jay Robert Nash.

Library binding and markings. To be sure, much of Nash’s stuff is historically suspect, with the occasional hyperbole, exaggeration and misrepresentation. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Rear wrap has a small surface tear at the foredge.

There’s plenty of criminals out there, but Nash rounded up in prose the major ones and a lot of others as well. I am still obsessed with killers and the depravity of humankind. To ask other readers questions about Bloodletters and Badmenplease sign up. Paperbackpages.

Bloodletters and Badmen by Jay Robert Nash

No one knew i was being molested at the time and this book kept me sane. I stole an old edition of this book from my high school library inafter reading about Ed Gein for the first time.

Heavy wear to cover. I believe it was originally published in one volume, but it was divided into three for paperback publication.

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