The Dillinger Dossier

The Dillinger Dossier

by Jay Robert Nash

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Overview

According to the FBI, public enemy number one John Dillinger was gunned down by agents at the Biograph Theatre in July, 1934. However Jay Robert Nash calls this report into question in this fascinating piece of investigative journalism. Nash asserts that it was Dillinger's doppelgänger rather than the man himself whose life was taken in Chicago. Full of colorful characters and rich descriptions, this book is an essential for any true crime buff, whether you agree with Nash's theory or not.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590775172
Publisher: M. Evans & Company
Publication date: 06/05/1983
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 274
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Jay Robert Nash is the bestselling author of Bloodletters and Badmen, Hustlers and Con Men, and the Almanac of True Crime. He received a special Edgar Allen Poe award in 1991 for his Encyclopedia of World Crime. He lives in Wilmette, Illinois.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. On the Way to Little Bohemia--Dillinger
2. On the Way to Little Bohemia--Purvis
3. The Raid
4. Flight into Oblivion
5. Places, Everyone
6. The Biograph
7. Dark Arrival
8. Finding the Wrong Man
9. Underground
10. Process of Elmination
11.The Unidentified and the "I Am"
12. Theory and Conclusion
13. Dillinger--Dead or Alive?
14. Blackie Audett and Dillinger Alive
Appendix I--Fingerprints
Appendix II--Death Wounds
Appendix III--Plastic Surgery
Index

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