Pinkerton America's first private eye

Title Pinkerton America's first private eye
Names Wormser, Richard.
Book Number DB035515
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Allan Pinkerton began life in a Glasgow, Scotland, slum but rose to wealth and fame in America as the founder of a detective agency that was the nineteenth-century equivalent of the FBI. A study in paradox, Pinkerton was a militant labor organizer who later opposed the labor movement, a conservative radically opposed to slavery, and a domestic tyrant who championed a woman's right to be a detective. For grades 5-8 and older readers.
Narrator Sandvold, Erik.
Local Subject Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes For grades 5-8.
Male narrator.
LC Subject Detectives - United States - Biography - Juvenile literature
Private investigators - United States - Biography - Juvenile literature
Downloadable books
Talking books
Call Number j363.289092 B JNF
Language English
Released 1990
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 1990
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Walker, c1990.
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