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Robert Hoshowsky - True crime Canada

Robert J. Hoshowsky's most recent True Crime book, OUTRAGED: The Murder of Shoeshine Boy Emanuel Jaques, documents one of the most infamous murders in Canadian history. Set against the seedy backdrop of Toronto's Yonge Street in the 1970s and its many sex shops and body rub parlors, OUTRAGED examines not only Emanuel's brutal death, but the circumstances resulting in Yonge Street's demise and resurrection through extensive original interviews, police and court transcripts, and hundreds of previously unpublished documents and photos.

The author of three books, Hoshowsky's previous bestsellers include the Arthur Ellis Award-nominated The Last to Die: Ronald Turpin, Arthur Lucas, and the End of Capital Punishment in Canada, and Unsolved: True Canadian Cold Cases.

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