Allan Pinkerton by Carl R. Green
(Outlaws & Lawmen of the Wild West)

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This book traces the life and career of America's first and greatest detective, Allan Pinkerton, whose National Detective Agency later served as a model for the FBI and many detectives today still use his methods.


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Published October 1, 1995 by Enslow Publishers. 48 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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The colorful life of the US's first private investigator is filled with contradictions: His reputation for honesty as a detective was unshakeable, but he embroidered freely on his adventures in his bestselling memoirs; he supported several popular causes and ran a station on the Underground Railr...

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