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Product Description: In The Vendetta, author Alston Purvis recounts the story of his father, Melvin Purvis, the iconic G-man and public hero made famous by his remarkable sweep of the great Public Enemies of the American Depression—John Dillinger; Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby Face Nelson...read more
By Alston Purvis and Alex Tresniowski (contributor)

Paperback:

9781586487416 | Reprint edition (Public Affairs, May 4, 2009), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: In The Vendetta, author Alston Purvis recounts the story of his father, Melvin Purvis, the iconic G-man and public hero made famous by his remarkable sweep of the great Public Enemies of the American Depression—John Dillinger; Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby Face Nelson.

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Looks at the life and career of FBI agent Melvin Purvis, who was responsible for capturing such criminals as John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson, and argues that his reputation was destroyed by an envious J. Edgar Hoover.

Hardcover:

9781586483012 | Public Affairs, October 10, 2005, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Looks at the life and career of FBI agent Melvin Purvis, who was responsible for capturing such criminals as John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson, and argues that his reputation was destroyed by an envious J.

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