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Public enemies : America's greatest crime wave and the birth of the FBI, 1933-34 / Bryan Burrough.

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  • ISBN: 1594200211 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781594200212 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0143115863 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780143115861 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 592 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, [2004]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [553]-570) and index.
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A prelude to war, Spring 1933 -- A massacre by persons unknown, June 8 to June 15, 1933 -- The college boys take the field, June 17-July 22, 1933 -- The baying of the hounds, July 22 to August 25, 1933 -- The Kid Jimmy, August 18 to September 25, 1933 -- The streets of Chicago, October 12 to November 20, 1933 -- Ambushes, November 20 to December 31, 1933 -- "An attack on all we hold dear," January 2 to January 28, 1934 -- A star is born, January 30 to March 2, 1934 -- Dillinger and Nelson, March 3 to March 29, 1934 -- Crescendo, March 30 to April 10, 1934 -- Death in the North woods, April 10 to April 23, 1934 -- "And it's death for Bonnie and Clyde," April 23 to May 23, 1934 -- New faces, May 24 to June 30, 1934 -- The woman in orange, July 1 to July 27, 1934 -- The scramble, July 23 to September 12, 1934 -- A field in Ohio and a highway in Illinois, September 18 to November 27, 1934 -- The last man standing, December 3, 1934, to January 20, 1935 -- Pas de Deux, January 1935 until ...
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The story of the most spectacular crime wave in American history, the two-year battle between the young J. Edgar Hoover, his FBI and an assortment of criminals who became national icons: John Dillinger, Machine Gun Kelly, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face Nelson, Pretty Boy Floyd, and the Barkers. Author Burrough strips away the myths to reveal a web of interconnections within the vast American underworld, and shows how Hoover's G-men overcame their early fumbles to secure the FBI's rise to power.--From publisher description.
Subject: Crime > United States > History > 20th century.
Criminals > United States > History > 20th century.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > History.
Etats-Unis. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Histoire.
Criminalite > Etats-Unis > Histoire > 20e siecle.
Criminels > Etats-Unis > Histoire > 20e siecle.

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