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Allan Pinkerton: The First Private Eye
Allan Pinkerton: The First Private Eye
 
Our Price: $28.00
Year: 1996
Pages: 256
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 471194158

Product Code: 756750164

Description
 
James Mackay (au). Pinkertonís name is synonymous with security & protection. The legendary agency he began 150 years ago is still in operation today, as are many of the surveillance & infiltration techniques he originated. His companyís trademark symbol, an unblinking eye, inspired the term private eye. This is the true story of the life & career of this complex man. From the Underground Railroad to the Chicago underworld to the Molly Maguires, he took on bandits, bank robbers, kidnappers, spies, & even Jesse James. During the Civil War, as Lincolnís spymaster, Pinkerton managed a network of spies who worked behind Confederate lines & tackled espionage at the highest levels in Washington itself. Ill.

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