Heroes & Villains - Al Capone by Diane Yancey

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Al Capone is remembered as the quintessential gangster, an arch criminal who was caught only because he failed to pay his taxes. Ruthless and brutal, Capone was also charming and intelligent. The book chronicles the life of one of the most fascinating men of the twentieth century.

About Diane Yancey

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Diane Yancey writes about the strange, little-known facts of history for nonfiction young adult books. She has written The Hunt for Hidden Killers: Ten Cases of Medical Mystery and Camels for Uncle Sam, which received the Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best Western Juvenile Nonfiction.
Published August 30, 2002 by Lucent Books. 112 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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