Get Capone

The Secret Plot That Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster

By Jonathan Eig; Dick Hill (Narrator)
(Tantor Media, MP3 CD, 9781400165315)

Publication Date: April 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, Compact Disc, Hardcover, Hardcover, Paperback

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Description

Using newly discovered documents, bestselling author Jonathan Eig tells the real story of the high-stakes criminal investigation that brought Al Capone to justice.




About the Author

Jonathan Eig is a former writer and editor for the Chicago bureau of the Wall Street Journal and the former executive editor of Chicago magazine. He is the author of the highly acclaimed New York Times bestseller Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig. Jonathan has written for Esquire, the New Republic, Modern Maturity, Cosmopolitan, and other major magazines, and has appeared on CNN, Fox, MSNBC, and CNBC. He lives in Chicago with his wife and children. Reader of over four hundred audiobooks, Dick Hill has won three coveted Audie Awards and been nominated numerous times. He is also the recipient of several AudioFile Earphones Awards. AudioFile includes Dick on their prestigious list of Golden Voices.




NPR
Friday, Aug 5, 2011

Jonathan Eig's book Get Capone reveals new insights about the famous Chicago gangster � including how freely he spoke to reporters, the time he shot himself in the groin, and how venereal disease eventually robbed him of his health and sanity. More at NPR.org

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Monday, Aug 9, 2010

Jonathan Eig's new book Get Capone reveals new insights about the famous Chicago gangster -- including how freely he spoke to reporters, the time he shot himself in the groin, and how venereal disease eventually robbed him of his health and sanity. More at NPR.org

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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Jonathan Eig's Get Capone follows the 1931 effort to take down the quintessential American criminal � and obvious killer � on nothing more than a tax charge. More at NPR.org

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Praise For Get Capone

"[Eig] paints a masterly portrait of America's all-time favorite crime boss.... Rich in deaitl and historical context." ---The Christian Science Monitor

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