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Public Enemies; America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34 by  Bryan Burrough - 1st - 2004 - from James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.) (SKU: 9021407)

Public Enemies; America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34

Public Enemies; America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34 by  Bryan Burrough - 1st - 2004 - from James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.) (SKU: 9021407)
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Public Enemies; America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34

by Burrough, Bryan

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Very good/very good
ISBN 10
1594200211
ISBN 13
9781594200212
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New York: Penguin, 2004. 1st. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Bound in the publisher's original red quarter cloth and paper over boards, spine stamped in black. Boards and dust jacket rubbed at the edges and extremities, sunned at the spine.

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
James & Mary Laurie Booksellers (A.B.A.A.) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
9021407
Title
Public Enemies; America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34
Author
Burrough, Bryan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good
Jacket condition
very good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1594200211
ISBN 13
9781594200212
Publisher
Penguin
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2004

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