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John Dillinger Slept Here: A Crooks' Tour of Crime and Corruption in St. Paul, 1920-1936
     

John Dillinger Slept Here: A Crooks' Tour of Crime and Corruption in St. Paul, 1920-1936

by Paul Maccabee, P. Maccabee
 

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"Paul Maccabee's John Dillinger Slept Here is not just one of the best books ever written about Minneapolis-St. Paul, it is one of the best books of local history I have ever read — about any city anywhere on Earth. While writing Public Enemies' I kept it on my desk at all times. I daresay one cannot call himself a real Minnesotan if you haven't read it.

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"Paul Maccabee's John Dillinger Slept Here is not just one of the best books ever written about Minneapolis-St. Paul, it is one of the best books of local history I have ever read — about any city anywhere on Earth. While writing Public Enemies' I kept it on my desk at all times. I daresay one cannot call himself a real Minnesotan if you haven't read it. The book is just that darned good."
—Bryan Burrough, author of Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and Birth of the FBI, 1933-34,the basis for Public Enemies, the movie starring Johnny Depp

This book is based on more than 100,000 pages of FBI files and wiretaps, prison and police records, and mob confessions. Interviews with 250 crime victims, policemen, gun molls, and family members of criminals bring these public enemies to life. Crime historian Paul Maccabee takes you inside the bank robberies, gangland assassinations, and police intrigue of St. Paul's 1920s and1930s gangster era. You'll also find Crooks' Tour maps and more than 130 rare FBI, police, and family photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873513166
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
08/28/1995
Edition description:
1
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
374,276
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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