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BISAC Subject Headings List, True Crime
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If you can't find the code you're looking for please go back and review other Major Subjects to find an alternate code or use our Contact Form to suggest revisions to the next version of the list.

Step 2: Determine the specific term which describes your book. An asterisk (*) denotes a heading that is new for the 2016 Edition.


Use subjects in this section for historical works and/or works primarily intended for the general public.  For works discussing the causes, detection, and prevention of crime, use "SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology".

TRU000000  TRUE CRIME / General

TRU001000  TRUE CRIME / Espionage

TRU004000  TRUE CRIME / Hoaxes & Deceptions

TRU002000  TRUE CRIME / Murder / General

TRU002010  TRUE CRIME / Murder / Serial Killers

TRU003000  TRUE CRIME / Organized Crime

TRU005000  TRUE CRIME / White Collar Crime

If your title does not have subject content, i.e. a blank book, please use the Non-Classifiable term below. Otherwise, use the Subject/General term in the closest descriptive area. NON000000 NON-CLASSIFIABLE

Please note that the BISAC Subject Headings List is governed by the following copyright notice. © 2016, Book Industry Study Group, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of the attached documents may be distributed or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the express permission of the Book Industry Study Group, Inc.


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