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In the Delaware Library Catalog
The Steal by
Publication Date: 2022-01-04
Two veteran journalists offer a week-by-week, state-by-state account of the effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
The Case of the Vanishing Blonde by
Publication Date: 2020-07-07
The Case of the Vanishing Blonde collects six of his most riveting pieces-accounts spanning four decades of searing characters and unsettling tales to illustrate all manner of crimes and the ways technology has progressively altered criminal investigation.
The Last Stone by
On March 29, 1975, sisters Katherine and Sheila Lyons, age 10 and 12, vanished from a shopping mall in suburban Washington, D.C. As shock spread, then grief, a massive police effort found nothing. The investigation was shelved, and mystery endured. Then, in 2013, a cold case squad detective found something he and a generation of detectives had missed. It pointed them toward a man named Lloyd Welch, then serving time for child molestation in Delaware. As a cub reporter for a Baltimore newspaper, Mark Bowden covered the frantic first weeks of the story. InThe Last Stone, he returns to write its ending.
Hue 1968 by
Publication Date: 2017-06-06
With unprecedented access to war archives in the United States and Vietnam and interviews with participants from both sides, Bowden narrates each stage of this crucial battle through multiple points of view. Played out over twenty-four days of terrible fighting and ultimately costing more than ten thousand combatant and civilian lives, the Battle of Hue was by far the bloodiest of the entire war. When it ended, the American debate over the war was never again about winning, only about how to leave.
The Three Battles of Wanat by
Publication Date: 2016-01-05
Features the best of his long-form pieces on war, as well as notable profiles, sports reporting, and essays on culture.
The Finish by
Publication Date: 2012-10-16
With access to key sources, Bowden takes us inside the rooms where decisions were made and on the ground where the action unfolded.
Publication Date: 2011-09-27
This book is a cyber-crime story that explores the Conficker Computer "Worm," a potentially devastating computer virus that has baffled experts and infected as many as 12 million computers to date. It is about the next frontier in terrorism.
The Best Game Ever by
Publication Date: 2008-05-05
The bestselling author "Black Hawk Down" writes the remarkable story of the 1958 NFL Championship game between the Colts and the Giants--considered by many to be the greatest football game ever played.
Road Work by
Publication Date: 2007-12-01
This riveting anthology collects the most diverse and far-reaching of Mark Bowden's award-winning nonfiction--"with fascinating features on Norman Mailer, the war against terror, and even a Philadelphia Zoo gorilla, Bowden's range is broad,
Doctor Dealer by
Publication Date: 2007-12-01
By the early 1980s, Larry Lavin had everything going for him. He was a bright, charismatic young man who rose from working-class roots to become a dentist with an Ivy League education and a thriving practice, and a beloved father with a well-respected family in one of Philadelphia's most exclusive suburbs. But behind the façade of his success was a dark secret: Lavin was also the mastermind behind a cocaine empire that spread from Miami to Boston to New Mexico, catering to lawyers, stockbrokers, and other professionals, and generating an annual income of $60 million for the good doctor.
Guests of the Ayatollah by
Publication Date: 2006-03-27
Tells this sweeping story through the eyes of the hostages, the soldiers in a new special forces unit sent to free them, their radical, native captors, and the diplomats working to end the crisis.
Finders Keepers by
Publication Date: 2002-09-13
Bowden recounts a mystery that captivated the city of Philadelphia when $1 million went missing. "Finders Keepers" is the remarkable tale of an ordinary man faced with an extraordinary moral dilemma, and the fascinating reactions of the friends and neighbors to whom he turns.
Our Finest Day by
Publication Date: 2002-04-01
reveals the human faces behind this brutal battle, using reproductions of original documents. Included in these pages are personal letters and poignant journal entries from soldiers, secret dispatches and pages from code books, and strategic battle plans and maps.
Killing Pablo by
Publication Date: 2001-04-12
Killing Pablo is the story of the fifteen-month manhunt for Colombian cocaine cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar, whose escape from his lavish, mansionlike jail drove a nation to the brink of chaos. In a gripping, up-close account, acclaimed journalist Mark Bowden exposes the never-before-revealed details of how U.S. military and intelligence operatives covertly led the mission to find and kill the world's most dangerous outlaw.
Black Hawk Down by
Publication Date: 1999-02-10
Recounts a 1993 firefight in Mogadishu, Somalia, that resulted in the deaths of eighteen Americans and more than five hundred Somalis, examining the rationales behind the disastrous raid.
Bringing the Heat by
Publication Date: 1994-10-04
The story of the Philadelphia Eagles' season-long campaign for the NFL championship, told through the personal stories of the men on the field and the coaches, managers, and owner on the sidelines.