The Resource Chicago assassin : the life and legend of Machine Gun Jack McGurn and the Chicago beer wars of the roaring twenties, Richard J. Shmelter

Chicago assassin : the life and legend of Machine Gun Jack McGurn and the Chicago beer wars of the roaring twenties, Richard J. Shmelter

Label
Chicago assassin : the life and legend of Machine Gun Jack McGurn and the Chicago beer wars of the roaring twenties
Title
Chicago assassin
Title remainder
the life and legend of Machine Gun Jack McGurn and the Chicago beer wars of the roaring twenties
Statement of responsibility
Richard J. Shmelter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 364.1092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.M194
LC item number
S55 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Chicago assassin : the life and legend of Machine Gun Jack McGurn and the Chicago beer wars of the roaring twenties, Richard J. Shmelter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • zbnus
  • mel
Contents
Innocence interrupted -- Innocence lost -- Prohibition and a life-changing decision -- The origins of Chicago's big leagues -- War, a young gunman's rise to the top, and the jazz age -- Baby Face, Mooney, and Joe Batters -- Final vengeance, continued conflict, exodus -- Capone vs. Weiss : phase one -- Capone vs. Weiss : winner take all -- Sitting on top of the world -- Aiello threatens the empire -- The joker -- McGurn has the last laugh -- Close calls -- Louise and continued mayhem -- A surprise for Bugs -- St. Valentine's Day -- Aftermath of carnage -- The walls begin to crumble -- The empire declines -- Jack gets married, Al goes away -- Vindication and alienation -- The comet fades -- Whatever became of ...?
Control code
000041735196
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
282 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781581826180
Lccn
2007023898
Other physical details
ill.
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.b23315088
System control number
  • rm23315088
  • (OCoLC)144570867

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Melbourne Burwood CampusBorrow it
      221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, AU
      -37.846510 145.115099
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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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