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Author Strunk, Mary Elizabeth.

Title Wanted women : an American obsession in the reign of J. Edgar Hoover / Mary Elizabeth Strunk.

Imprint Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    364.374 STR    Available
Description x, 258 p., [26] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series CultureAmerica
Culture America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Ten most wanted -- The girls behind the man behind the gun -- Mother Barker, public enemy no. 1 -- The perfectly ambiguous Bonnie Parker -- Radical cheerleaders and a frustrated PTA type -- Panther, prisoner, poet, and prize -- Glorious and bitter ends -- Epilogue.
Subject Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- History -- 20th century.
Crime -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women outlaws -- United States -- Biography.
Law enforcement -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Female offenders -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-
United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.
ISBN 0700617442 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780700617449 (cloth : alk. paper)

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