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Public Enemies : Americas Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34 by BRYAN BURROUGH - Paperback - June 2005 - from The Book Store and Biblio.co.uk

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Public Enemies : Americas Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34

by BRYAN BURROUGH

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Penguin Group USA Inc, June 2005. Trade Paperback. Used - Good. First book has a $3 shipping fee, there is no additional shipping fee for addition books from our store. All of our books are in clean, readable condition (unless noted otherwise). We do not accept books with water damage, strong smoke smell, or just plain beat up. Our books generally have a store sticker on the inside cover with our in store pricing. If the edges are starting to get wore, but the book is otherwise in good condition, we may have clear tape reinforcing the edges. Being used books, some of them may have writing inside the cover. If you need more details about a certain book, you can always give us a call as well 920-734-8908.

In Public Enemies, bestselling author Bryan Burrough strips away the thick layer of myths put out by J. Edgar Hoovers FBI to tell the full storyfor the first timeof the most spectacular crime wave in American history, the two-year battle between the young Hoover and the assortment of criminals who became national icons: John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and the Barkers. In an epic feat of storytelling and drawing on a remarkable amount of newly available material on all the major figures involved, Burrough reveals a web of interconnections within the vast American underworld and demonstrates how Hoovers G-men overcame their early fumbles to secure the FBIs rise to power.




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