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John Dillinger Slept Here: A Crooks' Tour of Crime and Corruption in St. Paul, 1920-1936

$ 24.95

Crime historian Paul Maccabee takes you inside the bankrobberies, gangland assassinations, and police intrigue of St. Paul's 1920s and 1930s gangster era. 

This book is based on more than 100,000 pages of FBI files and wiretaps, prison and police records, and mob confessions. Interviews with 250 crime victims, policemen, gun molls, and family members of criminals bring these public enemies to life. Crime historian Paul Maccabee takes you inside the bank robberies, gangland assassinations, and police intrigue of St. Paul's 1920s and1930s gangster era. You'll also find Crooks' Tour maps and more than 130 rare FBI, police, and family photographs.
  • By: Paul Maccabee
  • Format: 362 pp., 135 illus., 6 maps, bibliog., index, paperback
  • Publisher: MNHS Press
  • Product ##: 978-0873513166

Praise for John Dillinger Slept Here:

"A landmark study of gangland crime."--William J. Helmer, author,Dillinger: The Untold Story

"Maccabee is an authority on his subject which makes John Dillinger Slept Here an enthralling read. " -- St. Paul Pioneer Press



Crime historian Paul Maccabee spent thirteen years fighting the FBI to obtain more than 100,000 Justice Department files on the notorious Public Enemies era of St. Paul—resulting in his book John Dillinger Slept Here, called “a small masterpiece of social history” by Playboy magazine. As well as being featured in three A&E TV documentaries and the History Channel’s Crime Story documentary, Maccabee has testified before the U.S. Congress on his efforts to crack open long-secret documents about Minnesota’s gangland history.

 

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