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Al Capone and the roaring twenties

Author: David C King
Publisher: Woodbridge, Conn. : Blackbirch Press, ©1999.
Series: Notorious Americans and their times.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of one of America's most infamous and powerful gansters set in 1920s Chicago during the Prohibition.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Al Capone; Al Capone; Al Capone
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David C King
ISBN: 1567112188 9781567112184
OCLC Number: 38732154
Description: 80 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Promise of prohibition: Gift to gangsters --
Economic boom times: Underworld get richer --
Jazz age: "Musical fireworks" and gangland wars --
America loves heroes: Lindbergh, Earhart, and Capone --
Dark side of the golden decade: Poverty and a massacre --
From boom to bust: End of the joyride --
Chronology --
Glossary --
Source notes --
Further reading --
Websites --
Index.
Series Title: Notorious Americans and their times.
Responsibility: by David C. King ; consulting editor, Robert Johnson.

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The life of one of America's most infamous and powerful gansters set in 1920s Chicago during the Prohibition.

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