Wanted Women: An American Obsession in the Reign of J. Edgar Hoover

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An entertaining and revealing look at the lives--and legends--of ten of the most notorious female outlaws in America during the decades that bracketed the tenure of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover. Examines real-life events and fictional portrayals to reveal what our obsession with these women says about shifting gender roles, evolving law enforcement practices, and American cultural attitudes in general.

Wanted Women: An American Obsession in the Reign of J. Edgar Hoover 2010, University Press of Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700617449

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