The true story of
Eliot Ness, the legendary lawman who led the Untouchables, took on Al Capone,
and saved a city’s soul.
Eliot Ness is famous for leading the Untouchables against
the notorious mobster Al Capone. But it turns out that the legendary
Prohibition Bureau squad’s daring raids were only the beginning. Ness’s true
legacy reaches far beyond Big Al and Chicago.
Eliot Ness follows the lawman through his days in Chicago
and into his forgotten second act. As the public safety director of Cleveland,
he achieved his greatest success: purging the city of corruption so deep that
the mob and the police were often one and the same. And it was here, too, that
he faced one of his greatest challenges: a brutal, serial killer known as the
Torso Murderer, who terrorized the city for years.
presents the first complete picture of the real man. Both fearless and shockingly
shy, he inspired courage and loyalty in men twice his age, forged
law-enforcement innovations that are still with us today, and earned acclaim
and scandal from both his professional and personal lives. Through it all, he
believed unwaveringly in the integrity of law and the basic goodness of his
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