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About Exposit Books

Exposit Books is an imprint of McFarland.  Exposit’s initial offering, Finding Jacob Wetterling by Robert M. Dudley, was released for fall 2016. The book covered in detail the 1989 kidnapping, the 27-year investigation and its heartbreaking conclusion. The first full season of titles were set for a fall 2017 release, and likewise featured true crime topics.  In addition to homicide and serial killers, other topics covered include heists, robberies, abductions, kidnappings, missing persons, con artists, hoaxes, deceptions, organized crime and espionage.  Exposit will publish a wide range of titles, eventually including biographies and memoirs, and books about sexuality, psychology, and other topics.  Our logo represents the eastern hellbender, a giant salamander native to the streams and rivers of Exposit’s home in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Exposit titles will reveal the unexpected beneath the currents.

About McFarland

A leading independent publisher of academic nonfiction, McFarland is recognized for noteworthy books about pop culture, sports, military history, transportation, body & mind, literature, history and medieval studies, among other topics. McFarland currently offers about 6000 books in print. Meeting high library standards has always been a major focus, and many McFarland books have received awards from the library-oriented (Choice Outstanding Academic Title and ALA Outstanding Reference Work) to the specialized (Hugo, Edgar, Stoker, USCF Chess Book of the Year). Visit McFarland.


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