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The Resource Get Capone : the secret plot that captured America's most wanted gangster, Jonathan Eig

Get Capone : the secret plot that captured America's most wanted gangster, Jonathan Eig

Label
Get Capone : the secret plot that captured America's most wanted gangster
Title
Get Capone
Title remainder
the secret plot that captured America's most wanted gangster
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Eig
Title variation
Get Capone
Title variation remainder
the real story of Americas legendary gangster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on thousands of pages of recently discovered government documents, wiretap transcripts, and Al Capone's handwritten personal letters, "New York Times" bestselling author Jonathan Eig tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the nation's most notorious criminal in rich new detail
Summary
Traces the criminal investigation of the notorious mobster, documenting his rise during the Prohibition era, the legal strategy that enabled his prosecution, and the possibility that he was innocent of the St. Valentine's Day massacre
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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356458
Cataloging source
DLC
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Eig, Jonathan
Dewey number
  • 364.1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.C17
LC item number
E35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capone, Al
  • Criminals
  • Arrest
  • Gangsters
  • Prohibition
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the real story of America's legendary gangster
Label
Get Capone : the secret plot that captured America's most wanted gangster, Jonathan Eig
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-449) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Capone rising -- The getting of it -- Good-bye, Diamond Jim -- A little house on South Prairie -- "I'm sure it was Capone" -- Funny notions -- A man of destiny -- Heat wave -- "He will knock you flat just for fun" -- The peacemaker -- Q is for Quincy -- Sorry about that, Hymie -- A smile and a gun -- The grinder -- The better element -- pt. 2. King Capone -- "There's worse fellows in the world than me" -- Uneasy lies the head -- Deepest in dirt -- Pineapples and coconuts -- The graduation of Frankie Yale -- Hooverization -- "I do not stay up late" -- The enforcer -- The formidable Alphonse -- Litter Caeser -- St. Valentine's day -- pt. 3. Capone falling -- "An unsolved crime" -- "The most sore necessity of our times" -- The brightest days -- "Have you got Capone yet?" -- Locked up -- Elegant mess -- The Napoleon of Chicago -- The big fellow chills -- Silent partner -- "Lady, nobody's on the legit" -- Public enemy number one -- "There is no friendship amoung hoodlums" -- Contempt -- Death and taxes -- United States against Al Capone -- The so-called untouchables -- "Who wouldn't be worried" -- Big spender -- The verdict -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
ix, 468 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416580591
Lccn
2009033949
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn424555565
  • (OCoLC)424555565
  • 182594
Label
Get Capone : the secret plot that captured America's most wanted gangster, Jonathan Eig
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-449) and index
Contents
pt. 1. Capone rising -- The getting of it -- Good-bye, Diamond Jim -- A little house on South Prairie -- "I'm sure it was Capone" -- Funny notions -- A man of destiny -- Heat wave -- "He will knock you flat just for fun" -- The peacemaker -- Q is for Quincy -- Sorry about that, Hymie -- A smile and a gun -- The grinder -- The better element -- pt. 2. King Capone -- "There's worse fellows in the world than me" -- Uneasy lies the head -- Deepest in dirt -- Pineapples and coconuts -- The graduation of Frankie Yale -- Hooverization -- "I do not stay up late" -- The enforcer -- The formidable Alphonse -- Litter Caeser -- St. Valentine's day -- pt. 3. Capone falling -- "An unsolved crime" -- "The most sore necessity of our times" -- The brightest days -- "Have you got Capone yet?" -- Locked up -- Elegant mess -- The Napoleon of Chicago -- The big fellow chills -- Silent partner -- "Lady, nobody's on the legit" -- Public enemy number one -- "There is no friendship amoung hoodlums" -- Contempt -- Death and taxes -- United States against Al Capone -- The so-called untouchables -- "Who wouldn't be worried" -- Big spender -- The verdict -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
ix, 468 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416580591
Lccn
2009033949
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn424555565
  • (OCoLC)424555565
  • 182594

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