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The Jolly Roger Social Club : a true story of a killer in paradise / Nick Foster.

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  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 364.1523 Foster (Text) 31208912458835 non-fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781627793728
  • ISBN: 1627793720
  • ISBN: 9781627793735
  • ISBN: 1627793739
  • Physical Description: 268 pages : maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2016.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-266).
Summary, etc.:
"In the remote Bocas del Toro, Panama, William Dathan Holbert, aka "Wild Bill," is awaiting trial for the murder of five fellow American ex-patriots. Holbert's first victims were the Brown family, who lived on a remote island in the area's Darklands. There, Holbert turned their home into the "Jolly Roger Social Club," using drink- and drug-fueled parties to get to know other ex-pats. The club's tagline was: "Over 90% of our members survive." Those odds were not in his victims' favor. But this is not just a book about what Holbert did and the complex financial and real estate motives behind the killings; it is about why Bocas del Toro turned out to be his perfect hunting ground, and why the community tolerated-even accepted-him for a time. Told through the fascinating history of the country of Panama, a paradise with sinister ties to the political and economic interests of the United States, journalist Nick Foster brings this uniquely bizarre place to life; shedding light on a community where many live under assumed names, desperate to leave their old lives behind-and sometimes people just disappear"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Holbert, William Dathan.
Murder > Panama > Case studies.
Murderers > Panama > Case studies.
Genre: True crime stories.

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