Book - Letters From Alcatraz
Book - Letters From Alcatraz


 

In Letters from Alcatraz, Historian Michael Esslinger takes his readers on a captivating journey into the private lives of some of America’s most notorious career criminals—men like Al Capone, “Machine Gun” Kelly, “Whitey” Bulger, Mickey Cohen, and “Creepy” Karpis. In this richly researched and densely illustrated text, Esslinger brings together a collection of original documents and letters from Alcatraz inmates, many of them never before published. A rare and intimate view into the lives of these infamous men emerges from the correspondence: a sense of their private hopes and dreams, their loves, longings, and losses. This book is an excellent addition to any Alcatraz enthusiast’s library.

NOTE: This book contains graphic depictions of crime and violence. Its content may not be suitable for all readers.

Product Specifications:
Paperback, 427 pages
10" tall x 7" wide x 1.125" thick
Printed in USA

Retail Price: $23.95


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In Letters from Alcatraz, Historian Michael Esslinger takes his readers on a captivating journey into the private lives of some of America’s most notorious career criminals—men like Al Capone, “Machine Gun” Kelly, “Whitey” Bulger, Mickey Cohen, and “Creepy” Karpis. In this richly researched and densely illustrated text, Esslinger brings together a collection of original documents and letters from Alcatraz inmates, many of them never before published. A rare and intimate view into the lives of these infamous men emerges from the correspondence: a sense of their private hopes and dreams, their loves, longings, and losses. This book is an excellent addition to any Alcatraz enthusiast’s library.

NOTE: This book contains graphic depictions of crime and violence. Its content may not be suitable for all readers.

Product Specifications:
Paperback, 427 pages
10" tall x 7" wide x 1.125" thick
Printed in USA

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