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Master of deceit : J. Edgar Hoover and America in the age of lies / Marc Aronson.

Aronson, Marc. (Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library TEEN 363.2509 ARONSON (Text) 39206020644942 Teen NF Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763650254 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0763650250 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 230 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-219) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Nothing in this book matters until you care about communism -- The war of images -- The turning point: subversive activities -- The fighting war -- The war of shadows -- The age of fear -- The land of lies -- Epilogue: master of deceit, then and now.
Summary, etc.:
An exploration of one of the most powerful Americans of the twentieth century unmasks the man behind the FBI, his family history, and relationships, and explores his own need for secrecy, deceit, and control, and the broad trends in society that shaped his world.
Target Audience Note:
1090L Lexile
Awards Note:
Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972 > Juvenile literature.
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Officials and employees > Biography.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation > Officials and employees.
Young adults.
Government executives > United States > Biography.
Police > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Communism > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Government executives.
Police.
Communism > United States > History > 20th century.
United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > 20th century.

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