Score: 4.5
From 214 Ratings

Theft by Finding


  • Author: David Sedaris
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Humor
  • File Size: 11738458 Bytes


One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiotAn NPR Best Book of 2017An AV Club Favorite Book of 2017A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017A Goodreads Choice Awards nomineeDavid Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the making.For forty years, David Sedaris has kept a diary in which he records everything that captures his attention-overheard comments, salacious gossip, soap opera plot twists, secrets confided by total strangers. These observations are the source code for his finest work, and through them he has honed his cunning, surprising sentences.Now, Sedaris shares his private writings with the world. Theft by Finding, the first of two...

Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) by David Sedaris Conversation Starters


  • Author: Daily Books
  • Release Date : 2017-02-02
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • File Size: 463357 Bytes


Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) by David Sedaris | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside:  Theft by Finding is the latest book published by essayist, David Sedaris. Theft by Finding is the collection of diary entries that Sedaris kept for twenty-five years between 1977 and 2002. Theft by Finding is the first book in a two-volume collection of diary entries that spans a total of forty years. It begins when Sedaris is twenty years old and trying to find his way in life while living in Raleigh, North Carolina. He later moves to Chicago and details his frequent visits to IHOP and his observations of the people who are there with him. Later, readers find Sedaris living in New York and France. Theft by Finding offers the reader a glimpse be...

Theft by Finding
Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

Theft by Finding


  • Author : David Sedaris
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316308519


Theft by Finding Book Description :

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot An NPR Best Book of 2017An AV Club Favorite Book of 2017A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017A Goodreads Choice Awards nominee David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the making. For forty years, David Sedaris has kept a diary in which he records everything that captures his attention-overheard comments, salacious gossip, soap opera plot twists, secrets confided by total strangers. These observations are the source code for his finest work, and through them he has honed his cunning, surprising sentences. Now, Sedaris shares his private writings with the world. Theft by Finding, the first of two...

Identity Theft Handbook
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Identity Theft Handbook


  • Author : Martin T. Biegelman
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-02-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0470444819


Identity Theft Handbook Book Description :

Not a week goes by when identity theft isn t mentioned in the media or that a Congressional outcry isn t heard about this unrelenting crime. The first authoritative book on identity theft, Identity Theft Handbook is written by a career professional who has spent over 25 years investigating and preventing identity theft in both the public and private sectors. Its rich real-world content includes interviews with government and private sector thought leaders. As well, the costs of identity theft, future trends, and prevention guidance is discussed. For investigators, auditors, and managers....

Child Identity Theft

Child Identity Theft


  • Author : Robert P. Chappell, Jr.
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-12-21
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442218642


Child Identity Theft Book Description :

Identity theft is a growing problem around the world, and criminals are not above stealing a child’s identity. Child Identity Theft, presented in a question and answer format, will help parents and other guardians to prevent child identity theft from happening and to know what to do if it does....

Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon


  • Author : James Chalmers
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-10-31
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780748679294


Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon Book Description :

This collection of essays honours the work of Sir Gerald Gordon CBE QC LLD (1929-). In modern times few, if any, individuals can have been as important to a single country's criminal law as Sir Gerald has been to the criminal law of Scotland. His monumental work The Criminal Law of Scotland (1967) is the foundation of modern Scottish criminal law and is recognised internationally as a major contribution to academic work on the subject. Elsewhere, he has made significant contributions as an academic, judge and as a member of the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission. Reflecting the academic rigour and practical application of Sir Gerald's work, this volume includes essays on criminal law theory, substantive law and evidence and procedure by practi...

The International Crime Drop

The International Crime Drop


  • Author : Jan van Dijk
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2012-11-14
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781137291462


The International Crime Drop Book Description :

Drawing on new studies from major European countries and Australia, this exciting collection extends the ongoing debate on falling crime rates from the perspective of criminal opportunity or routine activity theory. It analyses the effect of post WW2 crime booms which triggered a universal improvement in security across the Western world....

A Treatise on the Law of Larceny and Kindred Offenses Such as Adulteration  Blackmailing  Burglary  Conspiracy to Defraud  Embezzlement  Extortion  False Pretenses  Frauds and Cheats  Piracy  Receiving Stolen Goods  Robbery  and Trespasses Depriving of Property
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

A Treatise on the Law of Larceny and Kindred Offenses Such as Adulteration Blackmailing Burglary Conspiracy to Defraud Embezzlement Extortion False Pretenses Frauds and Cheats Piracy Receiving Stolen Goods Robbery and Trespasses Depriving of Property


  • Author : Stewart Rapalje
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1892
  • Genre: Criminal law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105062008672


A Treatise on the Law of Larceny and Kindred Offenses Such as Adulteration Blackmailing Burglary Conspiracy to Defraud Embezzlement Extortion False Pretenses Frauds and Cheats Piracy Receiving Stolen Goods Robbery and Trespasses Depriving of Property Book Description :

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Holidays on Ice
Score: 3
From 3,289 Ratings

Holidays on Ice


  • Author : David Sedaris
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2009-05-04
  • Genre: Humor
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0316073636


Holidays on Ice Book Description :

David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French ("Jesus Shaves"); what to do when you've been locked out in a snowstorm ("Let It Snow"); the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations ("Six to Eight Black Men"); what Halloween at the medical examiner's looks like ("The Monster Mash"); and a barnyard secret Santa scheme gone awry ("Cow and Turkey"). No matter what your favorite holiday, you won't want to miss celebrating it with the author who has b...

The Theft of a Decade

The Theft of a Decade


  • Author : Joseph C. Sternberg
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Release Date : 2019-05-14
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781541742383


The Theft of a Decade Book Description :

A Wall Street Journal columnist delivers a brilliant narrative of the mugging of the millennial generation-- how the Baby Boomers have stolen the millennials' future in order to ensure themselves a comfortable present The Theft of a Decade is a contrarian, revelatory analysis of how one generation pulled the rug out from under another, and the myriad consequences that has set in store for all of us. The millennial generation was the unfortunate victim of several generations of economic theories that made life harder for them than it was for their grandparents. Then came the crash of 2008, and the Boomer generation's reaction to it was brutal: politicians and policy makers made deliberate decisions that favored the interests of the Boomer generation o...

Policing the Factory

Policing the Factory


  • Author : Barry Godfrey
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-02-28
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441176882


Policing the Factory Book Description :

Policing the Factory describes the operation of the Bank of England police, the Post Office police, and various other private policing agencies, employed to track down and prosecute workplace offenders. The authors focus in particular on the Worsted Committee and their Inspectors, who, between 1777 and 1968, prosecuted thousands of workers in the north of England for taking home workplace scraps, or wasting their employer's time. Most of the workers prosecuted spent a month in prison upon conviction, and many more were dismissed from employment without any formal legal action taking place. This book explores how, and under what legislative basis, the criminal law could be brought into private spaces in this period and goes on suggest that the activit...