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Master of deceit : J. Edgar Hoover and America in the age of lies

Author: Marc Aronson
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An exploration of one of the most powerful Americans of the twentieth century unmasks the man behind the FBI, his family history, and relationships, and explores his own need for secrecy, deceit, and control, and the broad trends in society that shaped his world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Aronson
ISBN: 9780763650254 : 0763650250
OCLC Number: 745979691
Awards: Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 230 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Prologue: Blackmail --
Part One: Nothing in this book matters until you care about communism : John Reed and revolution --
The rise of J. Edgar Hoover: the first secret --
"There will have to be bloodshed" --
"We're going back to Russia--that's a free country" --
Legal rights: Hoover vs. Louis Post. Part Two: The war of images : Clyde: the second secret --
Public enemy number one: John Dillinger --
The crisis of capitalism: the third secret. Part Three: The turning point: subversive activities : The secret assignment. Part Four: The fighting war : Great injustice --
Hoover's war. Part Five: The war of shadows : The hope of the world --
Tailgunner Joe. Part Six: The age of fear : Loyalty --
No decency. Part Seven: The land of lies : The specter --
The descent --
COINTELPRO. Epilogue: master of deceit, then and now.
Other Titles: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the age of lies
Responsibility: Marc Aronson.

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An exploration of one of the most powerful Americans of the twentieth century unmasks the man behind the FBI, his family history, and relationships, and explores his own need for secrecy, deceit, and control, and the broad trends in society that shaped his world.

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