Dillinger: The Untold Story

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Indiana University Press, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 345 pages
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A remarkable contemporary account of John Dillinger's career as a bank robber and his run-ins with the FBI, this book is based on information supplied by Dillinger's lawyer, Louis Piquett, and is packed with illustrations and new facts about one of history's most notorious criminals. 64 photos. 22 illustrations.

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Review: Dillinger: The Untold Story, Expanded Edition

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

If you're into bandits, this book is a must read. Girardin wrote it based on interviews with Dillinger's lawyer Piquett and his investigator O'Leary but it wasn't published until years later. I got ... Read full review

Review: Dillinger: The Untold Story, Expanded Edition

User Review  - Jeff Lanter - Goodreads

I've wanted to read this book for a couple of years now but because The Untold Story is higher priced than most books, I waited for a good deal to come along and I'm glad I did. The most striking part ... Read full review

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Contents

PART ONE 1 The Twig Is Bent
9
The Quality of Mercy
15
And every mans hand
23
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

G. Russell Girardin had a successful career as the head of an advertising agency. He died in 1990, just four months after he met William J. Helmer and showed him the long-forgotten manuscript on Dillinger.

William J. Helmer is the author of 'The Gun That Made the Twenties Roar' and the coauthor of 'Dillinger: The Untold Story' and 'Baby Face Nelson.' He lives in Boerne, Texas.

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