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The kidnap years : the astonishing true history of the forgotten kidnapping epidemic that shook Depression-era America / David Stout.

Stout, David, 1942- (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9781492694793
  • ISBN: 1492694797
  • Physical Description: xxix, 430 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-417) and index.
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"The Great Depression was a time of incomparable financial desperation in America. Thugs with submachine guns and square-jawed G-men have long dominated the vernacular images of fear, lawlessness, and corruption set against the decimating poverty of that decade. But little known-until now-are the many serial dramas that played out in homes and hideouts, courtrooms and cold cases across the country. In a time of panic, legal lethargy, corruption, and incompetence, there was one sure-fire means to make money, one that was seized upon by both criminals and resourceful civilians. Best of all, one likely to go unpunished: kidnapping. Gritty, visceral, and thoughtfully reported, The Kidnap Years chronicles a forgotten time in America's history when the economic hardships of the Great Depression and the low legal risk of kidnapping led to a sweep of abductions that afflicted all corners of the country"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Kidnapping > United States > History > 20th century.
Crime > United States > History > 20th century.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General.
Genre: True crime stories.

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