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The Resource On the lam : a history of hunting fugitives in America, Jerry Clark and Ed Palattella

On the lam : a history of hunting fugitives in America, Jerry Clark and Ed Palattella

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On the lam : a history of hunting fugitives in America
Title
On the lam
Title remainder
a history of hunting fugitives in America
Statement of responsibility
Jerry Clark and Ed Palattella
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On the Lam is a detailed history of fugitives in the United States. The authors explore how law enforcement officials and others, including bounty hunters and bail-bond workers, have tracked fugitives over the past two centuries. They also examine how fugitives have influenced American history and the American criminal justice system"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clark, Jerry
Dewey number
364.10973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Palattella, Ed
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Criminals
  • Criminals
  • Criminals
  • Fugitives from justice
  • United States
Label
On the lam : a history of hunting fugitives in America, Jerry Clark and Ed Palattella
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Price of freedom : the consequences of bail -- Long arms of the law : the U.S. Marshals Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation -- The search for 'Handsome Johnny' : public enemies, John Dillinger, and the birth of the most-wanted lists -- Infamous and elusive : on the trail of the top ten -- Flights of fancy : fugitives in American popular culture -- A mind at unrest : the psychology of living on the run -- Setting the snares : methods of pursuit, from the great chicken sting to America's most wanted -- Caught in the World Wide Web : the digital age catches up to fugitives, and the bail system faces reforms
Control code
on1081377689
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 223 pages
Isbn
9781442262584
Lccn
2019010253
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1081377689
Label
On the lam : a history of hunting fugitives in America, Jerry Clark and Ed Palattella
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Price of freedom : the consequences of bail -- Long arms of the law : the U.S. Marshals Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation -- The search for 'Handsome Johnny' : public enemies, John Dillinger, and the birth of the most-wanted lists -- Infamous and elusive : on the trail of the top ten -- Flights of fancy : fugitives in American popular culture -- A mind at unrest : the psychology of living on the run -- Setting the snares : methods of pursuit, from the great chicken sting to America's most wanted -- Caught in the World Wide Web : the digital age catches up to fugitives, and the bail system faces reforms
Control code
on1081377689
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 223 pages
Isbn
9781442262584
Lccn
2019010253
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1081377689

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