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Ever read a book or watch a movie and crave to know more? Some tales are so fascinating or outrageous that you really just need to find out more. These are some of my favorites...


The murder of Leith Von Stein

Cruel Doubt
The true story of a family torn apart. A son gets heavily involved in drugs and Dungeons and Dragons when he goes off to college. Add this to his deep-seated emotional problems and he ends up plotting the murder of his step-father.
Blood Games (Signet)
This is the same crime but told from a different point of view. This book places more emphasis on the guys who actually committed the murder.

The continuation of Lucy's story, as told by her best friend, writer Ann Patchett.


The Broadway hit, and what life was like behind the scenes

Annie (Special Anniversary Edition)
Life After Tomorrow


A story of terrible child abuse in one family

A Child Called It: One Child's Courage to Survive
The true story of Dave Pelzer's horrific childhood spent suffering from his mother's abuse.
The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family
Dave's story continues in foster care.
A Man Named Dave
Read on as Dave comes of age.
A Brother's Journey: Surviving a Childhood of Abuse
After Dave was removed from his home, his brother Richard was made into the family scapegoat.


Peter Pan

Peter Pan (100th Anniversary Edition)
The beloved story of a boy who refused to grow up.
Hook
A slightly different version of the classic story. In this version, Peter DOES grow up.
Finding Neverland
The true story of J. M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan.


Lobotomy by Dr. Freeman

American Experience: The Lobotomist
My Lobotomy


Cleaning up after death - murder, suicide, other

Mop Men: Inside the World of Crime Scene Cleaners
Sunshine Cleaning


General Motors in Flint, Michigan

Roger & Me
Michael Moore's film depicting his quest to talk to the head of GM, Roger Smith, about what the closing of the GM factory in Flint did to the town.
Rivethead: Tales from the Assembly Line
True stories of what life was like for the factory workers of GM in Flint.


The inspiration for the film Psycho

Psycho (Collector's Edition)
Deviant: The Shocking True Story of Ed Gein, the Original Psycho


The lives and careers of Truman Capote and Nelle Harper Lee

In Cold Blood
Capote
Infamous
To Kill a Mockingbird
Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee
In Search of Mockingbird


Plague of grasshoppers

On the Banks of Plum Creek (0644000503)
Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier


Inside McLean Mental Hospital

Gracefully Insane: Life and Death Inside America's Premier Mental Hospital
The history of McLean Hospital.
The Bell Jar
Based on Sylvia Plath's nervous breakdown and eventual hospitalization at McLean Hospital.
Girl, Interrupted
Susanna Kaysen's story takes place in McLean.


Cheese-making

Blessed Are the Cheesemakers
A story based around 2 men who make their own cheese by hand in Ireland.
The Cheese Nun
This nun has learned all about cheesemaking, including the chemical changes that take place. More comprehensive look at the art of making cheese.


ECT - Electroconvulsive therapy

Undercurrents: A Life Beneath the Surface
The true story of a therapist's recognition and treatment of her own depression.
Shock: The Healing Power of Electroconvulsive Therapy
Besides telling the story of Kitty Dukakis' experiences with using ECT to treat her depression, this gives a great history and overview of the treatment.


Beverly D'Onofrio's Life

Riding in Cars with Boys (Special Edition)
Looking for Mary: (Or, the Blessed Mother and Me) (Compass)


Jean Shepherd's Memoirs

A Christmas Story (Two-Disc Special Edition)
Wanda Hickey's Night of Golden Memories: And Other Disasters


The Story Behind the Boondock Saints

The Boondock Saints (Unrated Special Edition)
Overnight


Life with Polio

Warm Springs: Traces of a Childhood at FDR's Polio Haven
A Paralyzing Fear


Visions of Virgin Mary?

The Song of Bernadette
Looking for Mary: (Or, the Blessed Mother and Me) (Compass)


Life in the Dust Bowl

The Grapes of Wrath (Centennial Edition)
American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl


Commune life

Notes From Nethers: Growing Up In A Sixties Commune
Commune


The Secret Service

National Geographic: Inside the U.S. Secret Service
20 Years in the Secret Service; My Life With Five Presidents

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The Broadway hit, and what life was like behind the scenes
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A story of terrible child abuse in one family
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Peter Pan
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11.  Finding Neverland [Multiple Formats] [AC-3] [Closed-captioned] [Color] [Dolby] [Dubbed] [Full Screen] [Subtitled] [NTSC]  DVD ~ Johnny Depp
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Lobotomy by Dr. Freeman
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Cleaning up after death - murder, suicide, other
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General Motors in Flint, Michigan
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The inspiration for the film Psycho
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The lives and careers of Truman Capote and Nelle Harper Lee
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23.  To Kill a Mockingbird  by Harper Lee
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Plague of grasshoppers
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Inside McLean Mental Hospital
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Cheese-making
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ECT - Electroconvulsive therapy
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Beverly D'Onofrio's Life
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Jean Shepherd's Memoirs
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The Story Behind the Boondock Saints
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Life with Polio
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Visions of Virgin Mary?
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Life in the Dust Bowl
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Commune life
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The Secret Service
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