Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday - Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming release that book bloggers are eagerly anticipating.

Release Date: Oct. 25, 2016
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
Author: Deirdre Bair
Genre: NonFiction
Series: Stand Alone

From a National Book Award-winning biographer, the first complete life of legendary gangster Al Capone to be produced with the cooperation of his family, who provided the author with exclusive access to personal testimony and archival documents. 

I have this weird sort of fascination with gangsters and the whole Prohibition Era. While I'm aware of the blood bath and the misery that was actually surrounded this era.  There is still this sort of romanticized shroud around the whole Era that makes is fascinating, and I'll eagerly pick up any book about the gangsters and their crimes. 

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