Get Capone: The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster

by Eig, Jonathan (Author)

ISBN: 9781416580607

Drawing on thousands of pages of recently discovered government documents, wiretap transcripts, and Al Capone's handwritten personal letters, New York Times-bestselling author Eig tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the nation's most notorious criminal in rich new detail.

Format: Paperback, 468 pages

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, April 2011

Product Dimensions: 8.3 L × 5.5 W × 1.3 H

Publisher Marketing: When he arrived in Chicago in 1920, Al Capone found limitless opportunity. An impetuous, affable young man of average intelligence, within a few years he'd built a booming illegal bootlegging business, corrupted the police and courts, and become an international celebrity. Drawing on thousands of pages of recently discovered government documents, wiretap transcripts, and Al Capone's handwritten personal letters, Jonathan Eig tells the dramatic story of the rise and fall of the nation's most notorious criminal in rich new detail.

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