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Author Eig, Jonathan.
Title Get Capone : the secret plot that captured America's most wanted gangster / Jonathan Eig.
Published New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
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 Floor2 Best Sellers  HV6248.C17 E35 2010    DUE 04-25-14
  
Edition 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Description ix, 468 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Bibliography 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.
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.
Subject Capone, Al, 1899-1947.
Criminals -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
Arrest -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Gangsters -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography.
ISBN 141658059X
9781416580591
9781416580744 (ebook)
1416580743 (ebook)
OCLC number 424555565