J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover

A Graphic Biography

Book - 2008
Average Rating:
Rate this:
1
Baker & Taylor
A biography in the format of a graphic novel offers a fascinating portrait of the life and career of J. Edgar Hoover, his service under eight presidents--from Calvin Coolidge to Richard Nixon--his place in the creation of the FBI, his often turbulent personal life, and his role during Prohibition, the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and more.

McMillan Palgrave

A True History of Violence (and Crimefighting, Politics, and Power)

In the hands of gifted cartoonist Rick Geary, J. Edgar Hoover's life becomes a timely and pointed guide to eight presidents—from Calvin Coolidge to Richard Nixon—and everything from Prohibition to cold war espionage. From a nascent FBI's headlinegrabbing tracking down of Dillinger and Machine Gun Kelly in the 1930s to Hoover's increasingly paranoid post-WWII authorizing of illegal wiretaps, blackmail, and circumvention of Supreme Court decisions, J. Edgar Hoover: A Graphic Biography provides a special window into the life of an outsized American and a bird'seye view on the twentieth century.



Baker
& Taylor

Uses a graphic novel format to provide a portrait of the life and career of J. Edgar Hoover, his service under eight presidents, his place in the creation of the FBI, his often turbulent personal life, and his role during Prohibition, the Cold War, and the civil rights movement.

Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780809095032
0809095033
Characteristics: 102 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment
r
RoyalJellyIII
Mar 02, 2017

This is a good sketch of J. Edgar Hoover- the drawings are deceptively great.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SMCL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top