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Title:
Scarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago / Max Allan Collins & A. Brad Schwartz.
ISBN:
9780062441942

9780062441959
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]

©2018
Physical Description:
xix, 699 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 565-674) and index.
Contents:
Introduction: Untouchable truth -- Map: Organized crime in 1920s Chicago -- Rogues' gallery -- Prologue: St. Valentine's Day -- Prairie Avenue boys -- Citizen Capone -- On the spot -- Epilogue: The great American city.
Abstract:
A riveting, myth-shattering 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, Collins and Schwartz deliver the definitive account of the iconic struggle between the mythic yet real combatants who have captivated the world for 90 years. -- adapted from publisher info
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