[the Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster]Audiobook CD - 2010
Acclaimed journalist and bestselling author Jonathan Eig blows the lid off the Al Capone story. Based on never-before-seen government documents and newly discovered letters written by Al Capone himself, Get Capone presents America's greatest gangster as you've never seen him before. The author, a former reporter for the Wall Street Journal, brings his uncompromising standards for research and his superb knack for storytelling to one of the most thrilling stories in American history. This eye-opening biography reveals that Capone was the target of one of the most intense criminal investigations in American history -- with orders coming directly from the White House. And, despite his many misdeeds, Capone my have been the victim of a rigged trial. Get Capone also offers a bold new theory to explain the Valentine's Day Massacre and sheds new light on Capone's connection -- or lack thereof -- to the crime.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Audio, p2010.
Branch Call Number: 364.1092 C246e2
Characteristics: 14 sound discs (17 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.