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Bobbed Haired Bandit A True Story of Crime and Celebrity in 1920s New York

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ISBN-10: 0814719805

ISBN-13: 9780814719800

Edition: 3rd 2006

Authors: Stephen Duncombe, Andrew Mattson

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"With crisp prose and a lively selection of newspaper photographs, headlines, cartoons, and excerpts, authors Stephen Duncombe and Andrew Mattson tell a story of an outlaw couple and, through them, the story of an era." --"Boston Globe" "A pre-Bonnie and Clyde story...in all its tacky, trailer park intrigue." --"Blue Ridge Business Journal" "Brings alive the darker side of flapper-era Manhattan." --"Entertainment Weekly" It could have come out of Hollywood. . . . Stephen Duncombe and Andrew Mattson tell the story of this largely unremembered saga of crime and pursuit. The writing has velocity, and the amazing plot, with all its twists and turns, is alone worth the admission. More than…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 2/6/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 394
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Stephen Duncombe teaches politics and history of media and culture at the Gallatin School of New York University. He is author of Notes from Underground: Zines and the Politics of Alternative Culture and editor of the Cultural Resistance Reader.

Andrew Mattson teaches American history and media studies at the State University of New York at Old Westbury.

Acknowledgments
Cast of Characters
Woman with Gun
Get Girl Bandit Dead or Alive
Mystery of the Bobbed-Haired Bandit
Gunmiss, Roused, Shoots Man
Child of Misfortune
End of a Thriller
Epilogue
Notes
Index
About the Authors