The Resource Bonnie and Clyde, by James Buckley Jr

Bonnie and Clyde, by James Buckley Jr

Label
Bonnie and Clyde
Title
Bonnie and Clyde
Statement of responsibility
by James Buckley Jr
Title variation
Bonnie & Clyde
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of what it takes to be considered two of the worst figures in history, with the third book in this nonfiction series that focuses on the most despicable historical figures. Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are possibly the most famous and most romanticized criminals in American history. When the police found photos of them posing with guns and goofing around, they became media darlings. However, their fame was short-lived, and their lives would end in a violent police ambush. Because the reality was very different. During their 1930s crime spree, the two young Texans and the rest of their gang lived a vicious life filled with narrow escapes, bungled robberies, injuries, and murders. And they weren't the only gangsters operating at the time. Criminals like Al Capone, Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, and "Ma" Barker grabbed their own share of headlines, but in the end it was Bonnie and Clyde who really captured the public's imagination. A lot of that was because of Bonnie herself. The cute, blonde criminal was unique at the time. There is no question that their story continues to fascinate writers, musicians, visual artists, and filmmakers. But is that fascination justified? Or are we confusing the movie images with reality and ignoring the ugly truth of their story?"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buckley, James
Dewey number
364.15/52092273
Index
index present
Intended audience
Age: 8-12
LC call number
HV6245
LC item number
.B78 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
History's worst
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Bonnie
  • Barrow, Clyde
  • Barrow, Clyde
  • Parker, Bonnie
  • Parker, Bonnie
  • Barrow, Clyde
  • Criminals
  • Criminals
  • Criminals
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Bonnie and Clyde, by James Buckley Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9781481495486
Lccn
2017005121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)989964049
  • 1691020
  • (OCoLC)ocn989964049
  • 1691020
Label
Bonnie and Clyde, by James Buckley Jr
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Aladdin hardcover edition.
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9781481495486
Lccn
2017005121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)989964049
  • 1691020
  • (OCoLC)ocn989964049
  • 1691020

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