American lightning / : [terror, mystery, the birth of Hollywood, and the crime of the century] / Howard Blum.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox)||BCD 364.15 BLU (Text)||30032001494290||AUDIOBOOK||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781415957707 :
- ISBN: 1415957703 :
- Physical Description: 9 audio discs (10 hrs., 33 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Library ed.
- Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, 
- Copyright: ℗2008
|General Note:|| Subtitle from container.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by John H. Mayer.
|Summary, etc.:|| An unforgettable tale of murder, deceit, celebrity, media manipulation, and film as propaganda, when the bombing of the Los Angeles Times building exposed the deadly "national dynamite plot" by trade unionists to terrorize America with one-hundred bombings in a doomed attempt to force capitalism to its knees. The relentless pursuit, capture, trial, and punishment of the bombers made a national hero of America's Sherlock Holmes, master detective Billy Burns, and entangled crusading defense lawyer Clarence Darrow in a reckless, nearly career-ending scheme to bribe witnesses and jurors and throttle justice.
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