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Eliot Ness

The Rise and Fall of An American Hero

Perry, Douglas

(Book - 2014)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Eliot Ness
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A wide-ranging portrait of the legendary leader of the Untouchables traces his years after his famous confrontation with Al Capone, documenting his efforts to end corruption in Cleveland and his achievements throughout the Torso Murderer case.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Viking,, 2014.
ISBN: 9780670025886
0670025887
Characteristics: 335 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations ;,24 cm

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"Federal law enforcement agent Eliot Ness is best known for having defeated Chicago gangster Al Capone. Ness's fame led to a film and a television series called The Untouchables, which, though fictionalised, cemented his position in Jazz Age history. In Eliot Ness, biographer Douglas Perry corrects both the popular image of a heroic figure and the subsequent revisionist view that Ness's part in the Capone cleanup was minor. Readers who enjoy biography, early 20th-century history, or historical true crime shouldn't miss Perry's thoroughly researched, engaging book." Biography and Memoir April 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/43337901-34d1-4c84-b134-32954b837d7d?postId=71b729f6-9022-4878-baad-967f3a6f4063

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