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J. Edgar Hoover : the man and the secrets

Author: Curt Gentry
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of J. Edgar Hoover and how he influenced American politics, presidents, civil rights movements, etc. during his fifty years as director of FBI.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: J Edgar Hoover; John Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Curt Gentry
ISBN: 0393024040 9780393024043 0393321282 9780393321289
OCLC Number: 21040965
Description: 846 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Book one : Three days in May --
Book two : Something big --
Book three : The director --
Book four : The gangster era --
Book five : A curious relationship --
Book six : The secret war --
Book seven : The man from Independence --
Book eight : Virtually untouchable --
Book nine : The Director versus the General --
Book ten : On borrowed time --
Book eleven : The unforgotten man --
Epilogue : Pandora's box.
Responsibility: Curt Gentry.
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"This massive new study promises to be the most extensive and controversial yet...A chilling look at the darker side of American politics."

 
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