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 groundbreaking dual biography of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the Prohibition agent who helped bring him down, from the legendary novelist Max Allan Collins and acclaimed young historian A. Brad Schwartz"--
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subject_facetCapone, Al, -- 1899-1947
Gangsters -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography
Ness, Eliot
Organized crime -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century
title_displayScarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago
title_fullScarface and the Untouchable Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago
Scarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago / Max Allan Collins & A. Brad Schwartz
Scarface and the untouchable : Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago [electronic resource] / Max Allan Collins, A. Brad Schwartz
title_shortScarface and the untouchable
title_subAl Capone, Eliot Ness, and the battle for Chicago
topic_facetBiography & Autobiography
Capone, Al
Gangsters
History
Ness, Eliot
Nonfiction
Organized crime
True Crime