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The Resource Scarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago, Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz

Scarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago, Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz

Label
Scarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago
Title
Scarface and the untouchable
Title remainder
Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago
Statement of responsibility
Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[A] dual portrait of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the legendary Prohibition agent whose extraordinary investigative work crippled his organization. Written with novelistic pacing and underpinned by groundbreaking research, Max Allan Collins and A. Brad Schwartz's Scarface and the Untouchable delivers--at last--the definitive account of the "Battle for Chicago," the iconic struggle between the mythic yet real combatants who have captivated the world for 90 years"--
Summary
A groundbreaking dual biography of notorious gangster Al Capone and Prohibition agent Eliot Ness explores the violence and corruption of 1930s Chicago and the history-shaping raids and arrests made by the legendary Untouchables
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10685248
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collins, Max Allan
Dewey number
  • 364.1092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.C37
LC item number
C65 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Schwartz, A. Brad
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capone, Al
  • Ness, Eliot
  • Capone, Al
  • Ness, Eliot
  • Gangsters
  • Organized crime
  • TRUE CRIME / Organized Crime
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • Gangsters
  • Organized crime
  • Illinois
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago
Label
Scarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago, Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1967506
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780062441942
Lccn
2018024767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062441942
  • (OCoLC)1042077150
Label
Scarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago, Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1967506
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780062441942
Lccn
2018024767
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780062441942
  • (OCoLC)1042077150

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