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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns
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William R. Hunt Jerry, Clark
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America's Sherlock Holmes: The Legacy of William Burns

William R. Hunt Jerry, Clark


9781493040315

Lyons Press


Biography: historical, political & military;
Biography: science, technology & engineering;
History;
Criminal investigation & detection


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288 pages

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William Burns is best known as `America's Sherlock Holmes' and was director of the FBI, shortly before J. Edgar Hoover. But before he became director, Burns had a long, highly publicized career as a detective for the Secret Service, then led the famed Burns International Detective Agency, which competed with his rival, the Pinkerton Detective Agency.

By:   William R. Hunt
Foreword by:   Jerry Clark
Imprint:   Lyons Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 228mm,  Width: 154mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   395g
ISBN:   9781493040315
ISBN 10:   1493040316
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   April 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

William R. Hunt was a former professor of History Emeritus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He wrote weekly history features for the Anchorage Daily News.

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