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Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave And The Birth Of The FBI  -  1st Edition/1st Printing by  Bryan Burrough - Signed First Edition - 2004 - from Books Tell You Why, Inc. (SKU: 19608)

Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave And The Birth Of The FBI - 1st Edition/1st Printing

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Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave And The Birth Of The FBI - 1st Edition/1st Printing

by Burrough, Bryan

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
ISBN 10
1594200211
ISBN 13
9781594200212
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New York: The Penguin Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author. 1/4 Cloth. 1594200211 . A most handsome first edition/first printing in unread Fine condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author Bryan Burrough directly on the half-title page. Scarce; Bryan Burrough's revival of the most spectacular crime wave in American history: the two-year battle in the 1930s between J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, growing from a useless organization into the nation's federal police force and criminals such as John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and the Barkers. Basis for the 2006 movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio; xxviii, 592, [2] pages .

Synopsis

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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Bookseller
Books Tell You Why, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
19608
Title
Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave And The Birth Of The FBI - 1st Edition/1st Printing
Author
Burrough, Bryan
Format/binding
1/4 Cloth
Book condition
Used - Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1594200211
ISBN 13
9781594200212
Publisher
The Penguin Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2004
Keywords
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Movie Movies
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