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

By: Collins, Max Allan [author.].
Contributor(s): Schwartz, A. Brad (Austin Bradley) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]Edition: First Edition.Description: xix, 699 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062441942; 0062441949; 9780062441959; 0062441957.Subject(s): Capone, Al, 1899-1947 | Ness, Eliot | Capone, Al, 1899-1947 | Ness, Eliot | Gangsters -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography | Organized crime -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century | Crime -- Illinois -- Chicago | TRUE CRIME / Organized Crime | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws | HISTORY / United States / 20th Century | Gangsters | Organized crime | Illinois -- Chicago | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Biography. | History. | Biographies. | True crime stories.DDC classification: 364.1092 | B Other classification: TRU003000 | BIO024000 | HIS036060
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.
Summary: "A THRILLING MAGNUM OPUS ON AMERICA'S GREAT CRIME EPIC. A Mystery Writers of America "Grand Master"--author of the gangster classic Road to Perdition, long-time Dick Tracy writer, and multiple Shamus Award winner--teams with an acclaimed rising young historian, in this 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, 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"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 565-674) and index.

"A THRILLING MAGNUM OPUS ON AMERICA'S GREAT CRIME EPIC. A Mystery Writers of America "Grand Master"--author of the gangster classic Road to Perdition, long-time Dick Tracy writer, and multiple Shamus Award winner--teams with an acclaimed rising young historian, in this 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, 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"-- Provided by publisher.

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.

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