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The Vendetta: Special Agent Melvin Purvis, John Dillinger, and Hoover's FBI in the Age of Gangsters - Alston Purvis, With Alex Tresniowski
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On the evening of July 22, 1934, Melvin Purvis secured his niche in history. On that hot, humid Chicago night, FBI agent Purvis and his men closed in on John Dillinger outside a downtown theater, ending the notorious criminal's life with a hail of gunfire. This folkloric event ensured Purvis's fame, but his new celebrity status might have sealed his professional doom. Once J. Edgar Hoover's golden boy, he fell into disfavor with the jealous FBI director. In The Vendetta, Purvis's only On the evening of July 22, 1934, Melvin Purvis secured his niche in history. On that hot, humid Chicago night, FBI agent Purvis and his men closed in on John Dillinger outside a downtown theater, ending the notorious criminal's life with a hail of gunfire. This folkloric event ensured Purvis's fame, but his new celebrity status might have sealed his professional doom. Once J. Edgar Hoover's golden boy, he fell into disfavor with the jealous FBI director. In The Vendetta, Purvis's only surviving son presents the previously untold story of his father's humiliation at Hoover's hands. A compelling read. EBooks, Books~~Biography & Autobiography~~Historical - U.S., Vendetta~~Alston-W-Purvis, 999999999, The Vendetta: Special Agent Melvin Purvis, John Dillinger, and Hoover's FBI in the Age of Gangsters, Alston Purvis, With Alex Tresniowski, 0786746661, PublicAffairs, , , , , PublicAffairs

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In The Vendetta, author Alston Purvis recounts the story of his father, Melvin Purvis, the iconic G-man and public hero made famous by his remarkable sweep of the great Public Enemies of the American Depression-John Dillinger; Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby Face Nelson. Purvis's successes led FBI boss J. Edgar Hoover to grow increasingly jealous, to the point where he vowed to bring down Purvis. Hoover smeared Purvis's reputation, and tried to erase his name from all records of the FBI's greatest tr In The Vendetta, author Alston Purvis recounts the story of his father, Melvin Purvis, the iconic G-man and public hero made famous by his remarkable sweep of the great Public Enemies of the American Depression-John Dillinger; Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby Face Nelson. Purvis's successes led FBI boss J. Edgar Hoover to grow increasingly jealous, to the point where he vowed to bring down Purvis. Hoover smeared Purvis's reputation, and tried to erase his name from all records of the FBI's greatest triumphs. This book sets the record straight, and provides a grippingly authentic new telling of the gangster era, seen from the perspective of the pursuers. Biography & Memoir, , The Vendetta~~ Alex Tresniowski, Alston Purvis~~Biography & Memoir~~9780786746668, en, The Vendetta, Alex Tresniowski, Alston Purvis, 9780786746668, PublicAffairs, 05/05/2009, , , , PublicAffairs, 05/05/2009

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In The Vendetta, author Alston Purvis recounts the story of his father, Melvin Purvis, the iconic G-man and public hero made famous by his remarkable sweep of the great Public Enemies of the American DepressionJohn Dillinger; Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby Face Nelson. Purvis's successes led FBI boss J. Edgar Hoover to grow increasingly jealous, to the point where he vowed to bring down Purvis. In The Vendetta, author Alston Purvis recounts the story of his father, Melvin Purvis, the iconic G-man and public hero made famous by his remarkable sweep of the great Public Enemies of the American DepressionJohn Dillinger; Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby Face Nelson. Purvis's successes led FBI boss J. Edgar Hoover to grow increasingly jealous, to the point where he vowed to bring down Purvis. Hoover smeared Purvis's reputation, and tried to erase his name from all records of the FBI's greatest triumphs. This book sets the record straight, and provides a grippingly authentic new telling of the gangster era, seen from the perspective of the pursuers. eBooks, , Vendetta~~EBook~~9780786746668~~Alston Purvis, Alex Tresniowski, , Vendetta, Alston Purvis, 9780786746668, PublicAffairs, 05/05/2009, , , , PublicAffairs

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