Scarface and the Untouchable

Scarface and the Untouchable

Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago

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"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"--
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
Publisher: New York :, William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, [2018]
©2018
Edition: First Edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062441942
0062441949
9780062441959
0062441957
Branch Call Number: 364.1092 Collins
Characteristics: xix, 699 pages :,illustrations, map ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Schwartz, A. Brad (Austin Bradley)

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