Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend [1st ed.] 9780385537155, 0385537158

"From a National Book Award-winning biographer, the first complete life of legendary gangster Al Capone to be produ

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Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend [1st ed.]
 9780385537155, 0385537158

Table of contents :
The early years --
Mae --
The need to make a living --
Al comes to Chicago --
The other Capones --
The road to power --
The fortunes of war --
In hiding --
The glory years --
Inventing Al Capone --
Legal woes --
Atlantic City and after --
In prison --
"The elusive 'Scarface' Al" --
A new day for Chicago --
On the road to jail --
Law enforcement by stigma --
Jail is a bad place under any circumstances --
"Who wouldn't be worried?" --
"I guess it's all over" --
"I'm in jail
aren't they satisfied?" --
The most intriguing of all criminals --
The endgame --
The end --
The legacy --
The legend.

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