Individual Author Record
Please Note: Since Mr. Bergreen has not lived in Illinois, the only book of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki is his book about Al Capone - an Illinois subject of of interest. Please see his webpage to learn more about his other books.
Biographical and Professional Information
Laurence Bergreen is an award-winning biographer, historian, and chronicler of exploration. His books have been translated into 25 languages worldwide. A graduate of Harvard University, he lives in New York City.
Capone: The Man and the Era, Simon & Schuster, 1996
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Capone: The Man and the Era
Simon & Schuster. 1994
The real man emerges from behind the legend in a portrait of the notorious gangster that includes the little-known story of his older brother--a lawman and Prohibition officer--and brings to life the 1920s and 1930s in America. 40,000 first printing. Tour.
''Capone: The Man and the Era'' was selected as a N.Y. Times “Notable Books of 1994”