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J. Edgar Hoover

Curt Gentry

J. Edgar Hoover

the man and the secrets

by Curt Gentry

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Published by Plume in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Hoover, J. Edgar 1895-1972,
    • United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Biography,
    • Police -- United States -- Biography,
    • Government executives -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCurt Gentry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7911.H6 G46 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination846 p. :
      Number of Pages846
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1744554M
      ISBN 100452269040
      LC Control Number92053539


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