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The Resource Eliot Ness : the rise and fall of an American hero, Douglas Perry

Eliot Ness : the rise and fall of an American hero, Douglas Perry

Label
Eliot Ness : the rise and fall of an American hero
Title
Eliot Ness
Title remainder
the rise and fall of an American hero
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Perry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 363.25092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7911.N45
LC item number
P47 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Eliot Ness : the rise and fall of an American hero, Douglas Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Rising star. Hardboiled ; Mama's boy ; The Special Agents ; Flaunting their badness ; The Capone fans ; Good-hearted Al ; The first step ; Kid stuff ; How close it had been ; The Untouchables ; A real and lasting impression ; It's just Tuesday night -- Center of the universe. Chasing moonshine ; Real work ; Tough babies ; This guy Ness is crazy ; The boy wonder ; Right to the heart of things ; Victim no. 4 ; The original mystery man ; The sadistic type ; Social workers ; The virtues of courage ; Gun, blackjack, and brass knuckles ; Against racketeers ; The Doctor ; An unwelcome surprise ; Full of love ; Clearing house ; L'Affaire Ness ; This is war -- Falling star. Girls, girls, girls ; Starting over ; Ness is necessary ; Eliot-am-big-U-ous Ness ; Literary life
Control code
ocn843037388
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
335 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670025886
Lccn
2013018406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)843037388
Label
Eliot Ness : the rise and fall of an American hero, Douglas Perry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Rising star. Hardboiled ; Mama's boy ; The Special Agents ; Flaunting their badness ; The Capone fans ; Good-hearted Al ; The first step ; Kid stuff ; How close it had been ; The Untouchables ; A real and lasting impression ; It's just Tuesday night -- Center of the universe. Chasing moonshine ; Real work ; Tough babies ; This guy Ness is crazy ; The boy wonder ; Right to the heart of things ; Victim no. 4 ; The original mystery man ; The sadistic type ; Social workers ; The virtues of courage ; Gun, blackjack, and brass knuckles ; Against racketeers ; The Doctor ; An unwelcome surprise ; Full of love ; Clearing house ; L'Affaire Ness ; This is war -- Falling star. Girls, girls, girls ; Starting over ; Ness is necessary ; Eliot-am-big-U-ous Ness ; Literary life
Control code
ocn843037388
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
335 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670025886
Lccn
2013018406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)843037388

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