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The Resource The vendetta : FBI hero Melvin Purvis's war against crime, and J. Edgar Hoover's war against him, Alston Purvis, with Alex Tresinowski

The vendetta : FBI hero Melvin Purvis's war against crime, and J. Edgar Hoover's war against him, Alston Purvis, with Alex Tresinowski

Label
The vendetta : FBI hero Melvin Purvis's war against crime, and J. Edgar Hoover's war against him
Title
The vendetta
Title remainder
FBI hero Melvin Purvis's war against crime, and J. Edgar Hoover's war against him
Statement of responsibility
Alston Purvis, with Alex Tresinowski
Title variation
vendetta
Title variation remainder
FBI hero Melvin Purviss war against crime, and J. Edgar Hoovers war against him
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the life and career of FBI agent Melvin Purvis, who was responsible for capturing such criminals as John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson, and argues that his reputation was destroyed by an envious J. Edgar Hoover
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221314
Cataloging source
DLC
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1943-
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Purvis, Alston W.
Dewey number
  • 363.25092
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Tresinowski, Alex
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Purvis, Melvin
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
FBI hero Melvin Purvis's war against crime, and J. Edgar Hoover's war against him
Label
The vendetta : FBI hero Melvin Purvis's war against crime, and J. Edgar Hoover's war against him, Alston Purvis, with Alex Tresinowski
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
514183
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 363 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781586483012
Lccn
2005048730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781586483012
  • (Sirsi) ADS-6648
Label
The vendetta : FBI hero Melvin Purvis's war against crime, and J. Edgar Hoover's war against him, Alston Purvis, with Alex Tresinowski
Publication
Copyright
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
514183
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 363 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781586483012
Lccn
2005048730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781586483012
  • (Sirsi) ADS-6648

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