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The Year of Fear; Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation by Joe Urschel - 1st Edition - 2015 - from Walnut Valley Books/Books by White (SKU: 009151)

The Year of Fear; Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation

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The Year of Fear; Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation

by Joe Urschel

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ISBN 10
1250020794
ISBN 13
9781250020796
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New York, NY: Minotaur Books/St. Martin's Publishing, 2015 Minotaur Books/St. Martin's Publishing, New York. 2015. Hardcover. Stated First Edition/First Printing by Line Number. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Fine; scant bumping to head. DJ: Fine; NOT Price Clipped ($26.99); scant bumping to head. Dark gray boards and spine with bright red lettering on the spine. 290 pp 8vo. In 1933, George "Machine Gun" Kelly and his wife, Kathryn, are running short of crimes they can commit, so they set their sites on kidnapping/ransom and pick the richest oilman in the SW US for their target. The attempt is bungled setting J. Edgar Hoover and his FBI into action as only they can cross state borders in criminal pursuit. This book is the story of the 20K mile pursuit across 16 state borders to nab the Kellys and imprisonment. A clean pristine copy.

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Bookseller
Walnut Valley Books/Books by White US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
009151
Title
The Year of Fear; Machine Gun Kelly and the Manhunt That Changed the Nation
Author
Joe Urschel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1250020794
ISBN 13
9781250020796
Publisher
Minotaur Books/St. Martin's Publishing
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Date published
2015
Keywords
FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prohibition, Kidnapping, Crime, George "Machine Gun" Kelly, Katherine Kelly, gangsters, Public enemy #1, G-Men, federal agents, Machine Gun Kelly, bank robberies, shoot-outs, corrupt cops, imprisonment, Alca
Bookseller catalogs
Biographies;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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About Walnut Valley Books/Books by White

Walnut Valley Books is a small independent home-based business with the bulk of my holdings being of an American military nature covering everything from the Revolutionary War to the current wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. I also have holdings of books on the Middle East, the southwestern United States (New Mexico especially, Kansas related titles, Oklahoma related titles, and other regionally specialized books. All of my holdings are hand-selected to be good quality books of interest to the reader, historian, or the collector. In addition to the above, you will also find a wide range of other topics such as Medical, US History, autobiographical, biographical, sports, women's studies, and many other eclectic topics.

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