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Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid: America's Original Gangster Couple

作者 Glenn Stout
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid: America's Original Gangster Couple:,ThetrueJazzAgetaleofAmerica'sfirstgangstercouple,MargaretandRichardWhittemoreBeforeBonnieand

內容簡介

內容簡介 The true Jazz Age tale of America's first gangster couple, Margaret and Richard Whittemore Before Bonnie and Clyde there were Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid. In the wake of world war, a pandemic, and an economic depression, Margaret and Richard Whittemore, two love-struck working-class kids from Baltimore, reached for the dream of a better life. The couple headed up a gang that in less than a year stole over one million dollars' worth of diamonds and precious gems--over ten million dollars today. Margaret was a chic flapper, the archetypal gun moll, partner to her husband's crimes. Richard was the quintessential bad boy, whose cunning and violent ambition allowed the Whittemores to live the kind of lives they'd only seen in the movies. Along the way he killed at least three men, until prosecutors managed a conviction. As tabloids across the country exclaimed the details of the couple's star-crossed romance, they became heroes to a new generation of young Americans who sought their own version of freedom. Set against the backdrop of the Roaring Twenties' excesses, acclaimed author Glenn Stout takes us from the jailhouse to the speakeasy, from the cabarets where the couple celebrated good times to the gallows where their story finally came to an end--leaving Tiger Girl pining for a final kiss. Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid is a thrilling tale of rags to riches, tragedy and infamy.

作者介紹

作者介紹 GLENN STOUT is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912, and has served as series editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception. He lives in Vermont.

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書名 / Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid: America's Original Gangster Couple
作者 / Glenn Stout
簡介 / Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid: America's Original Gangster Couple:,ThetrueJazzAgetaleofAmerica'sfirstgangstercouple,MargaretandRichardWhittemoreBeforeBonnieand
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9780358067771
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9780358067771
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 23.1X15.2X3.6CM
重量(g) / 598.7
語言 / 3:英文
尺寸 / 23.1X15.2X3.6CM
裝訂 / H:精裝
頁數 / 384
級別 / N:無

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