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On the lam : a history of hunting fugitives in America / Jerry Clark and Ed Palattella.

Clark, Jerry, 1960- (author.). Palattella, Ed, (author.).
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  • 3 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Butler PL - Butler 364.109 CLA (Text) 73174005040221 Adult: Nonfiction Checked out 12/11/2019
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Mooresville PL - Mooresville 364.109 CLA (Text) 37323005461663 NEW-BKS Checked out 11/23/2019
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 364.1097 CLA (Text) 78551000543700 Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Princeton PL - Princeton 364.109 Cla (Text) 30890000730794 New Adult Materials Upper level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442262584
  • ISBN: 1442262583
  • Physical Description: xv, 223 pages, [6] unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]

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Includes bibliographical references (181-216) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Price of freedom: the consequences of bail -- Long arms of the law: the U.S. Marshals Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation -- The search for 'Handsome Johnny': public enemies, John Dillinger, and the birth of the most-wanted lists -- Infamous and elusive: on the trail of the top ten -- Flights of fancy: fugitives in American popular culture -- A mind at unrest: the psychology of living on the run -- Setting the snares: methods of pursuit, from the great chicken sting to America's most wanted -- Caught in the World Wide Web: the digital age catches up to fugitives, and the bail system faces reforms.
Summary, etc.:
"On the Lam is a detailed history of fugitives in the United States. The authors explore how law enforcement officials and others, including bounty hunters and bail-bond workers, have tracked fugitives over the past two centuries. They also examine how fugitives have influenced American history and the American criminal justice system"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dillinger, John, 1903-1934
Fugitives from justice > United States > History.
Fugitives from justice > United States > Biography.
Criminals > United States > History.
Criminals > United States > Biography
Genre: Crime. > True Crime.
Nonfiction.

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