Official and Confidential: The Secret Life of J Edgar Hoover

Author(s): Anthony Summers

Biography / Memoir

For nearly fifty years, Hoover was the most powerful man in the USA. The creator of the FBI and its Director until his death in 1972, he played a key role in nearly every major tragedy and scandal in America during the twentieth Century. This title reveals the myths, exposing the dark secrets that remained hidden throughout Hoover's lifetime.


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The sensational and definitive account of America's most notorious FBI Director, and the inspiration for the hotly anticipated film, J Edgar, starring Leonardo DiCaprio

Anthony Summers is a writer, journalist and television producer who worked on World in Action and for BBC News. He is the bestselling author of The File on the Tsar (1976), The Kennedy Conspiracy (1980), Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe (1985), Honeytrap (1987), Not in Your Lifetime: The definitive book on the J.F.K. Assassination (1998), The Arrogance of Power: The Secret World of Richard Nixon (1998) and Sinatra: The Life (2005). Anthony lives in Ireland with his wife, journalist and author, Robbyn Swan.

General Fields

  • : 9780091941772
  • : Ebury Press
  • : Ebury Press
  • : December 2011
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 624
  • : 363.25092
  • : 2-Dec
  • : Paperback
  • : Anthony Summers