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Puppetmaster : the secret life of J. Edgar Hoover

Author: Richard Hack
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : New Millennium Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contrasts the law enforcement achievements of America's one-time most powerful lawman with the hidden secrets of Hoover's private life, which included a series of sexual indiscretions, criminal behavior, and a long-time alliance with the Mafia.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hack, Richard.
Puppetmaster.
Beverly Hills, CA : New Millennium Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)654660175
Named Person: J Edgar Hoover; J Edgar Hoover
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hack
ISBN: 1893224872 9781893224872
OCLC Number: 54534326
Description: 455 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Death of an icon --
To be good is not enough, when you dream of greater things --
Alien threat --
Sex, lies, and the FBI --
The electric wire --
Crimes of the century --
Hooray for Hollywood --
Ascent of power --
A foundation built on sand --
Roses are also red --
A pansy is only a flower --
Civil rights, civil wrongs --
Mobsters and murders --
The emperor has no clothes --
The legacy, the legend.
Responsibility: Richard Hack.

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Contrasts the law enforcement achievements of America's one-time most powerful lawman with the hidden secrets of Hoover's private life, which included a series of sexual indiscretions, criminal behavior, and a long-time alliance with the Mafia.

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