Dillinger (Paperback)

Author: Higgins, Jack

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Publisher Ingram Pub Services
Mfg Part# 9781453258354
SKU 236537940
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1453258353
Release Date 8/13/2012
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 0.3T
Author Info
Jack Higgins
Though born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Jack Higgins grew up in Belfast amid chaotic political unrest made even more significant by his family's political involvements. He later moved to Leeds, where he earned a teacher's certificate in 1958. This allowed him to acquire a variety of teaching positions that took him through Yorkshire and eventually to London, where he received a B.S. in sociology at the University of London in 1962. Before becoming an internationally best-selling author, Higgins held such jobs as circus tent-hand and tram conductor. But when his novel "The Eagle Has Landed" hit the bookstores in 1975, Higgins embarked upon a successful career writing thrillers varying in themes from organized crime to political and military conspiracies.
Though born in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Jack Higgins grew up in Belfast amid chaotic political unrest made even more significant by his family's political involvements. He later moved to Leeds, where he earned a teacher's certificate in 1958. This allowed him to acquire a variety of teaching positions that took him through Yorkshire and eventually to London, where he received a B.S. in sociology at the University of London in 1962. Before becoming an internationally best-selling author, Higgins held such jobs as circus tent-hand and tram conductor. But when his novel "The Eagle Has Landed" hit the bookstores in 1975, Higgins embarked upon a successful career writing thrillers varying in themes from organized crime to political and military conspiracies.
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Editors Note A novel of the last, desperate days of John Dillinger, America's most notorious bank robber The classic Jack Higgins thriller|In 1934, after his spectacular jailbreak from a cell in Indiana, Dillinger was like a ghost?some claimed to spot him in New York, others in London, New Orleans, or California. Though the FBI would eventually find and kill Dillinger in Chicago, speculation about his whereabouts in those mysterious final months never waned. In Jack Higgins's suspenseful imagining, Dillinger flees to Mexico, where his attempts at finding freedom launch the fugitive into the clutches of men much more dangerous than the federal agents on his trail. This dramatic account of Dillinger's final days brings him face-to-face with bloodthirsty bandits and corrupt police officers, breathing vivid life into the story of America's most fascinating outlaw.
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Number of Pages 0170
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