Wintersalen Sale

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores

    Recently Viewed clear list

    Q&A | November 20, 2014

    Ron Rash: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Ron Rash

    Describe your latest book/project/work. Something Rich and Strange is a collection of selected stories, including three stories previously... Continue »
    1. $19.59 Sale Hardcover add to wish list


On Order

New MP3 CD
Currently out of stock.
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
- Local Warehouse Biography- General

Bonnie and Clyde: The Lives Behind the Legend


Bonnie and Clyde: The Lives Behind the Legend Cover


Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

In Paul Schneider's hands, the legend behind the daring movie that revolutionized Hollywood becomes the true story of Bonnie and Clyde. Told in the lovers' own voices, it offers verisimilitude and drama to match Truman Capote's In Cold Blood.

Strictly nonfiction—no dialogue or other material has been made up—and set in the dirt-poor Texas landscape that spawned the star-crossed outlaws, the brilliantly researched and dramatically crafted tale opens with a murderous jail break and ends with the ambush and shoot-out that consigned their bullet-riddled bodies to the front seat of a hopped-up getaway car.

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow's relationship was, at the core, a toxic combination of infatuation blended with an instinct for going too far too fast. The poetry-writing, petite Bonnie and her diminutive, gun-crazy lover (she at four feet, ten inches tall, he barely 125 pounds) drove lawmen wild, slipping the noose every single time. That is, until their infamy caught up with them in the famous ambush that literally blasted away their four years of live-action rampage in seconds. Without glamorizing the killers or vilifying the cops, this book, alive with action and high-level entertainment, provides a complete picture of America's most famous outlaw couple and the culture that created them.


The flesh-and-blood story of the outlaw lovers who robbed banks and shot their way across Depression-era America.

About the Author

Paul Schneider, author of the highly praised and successful "The Adirondacks" (0-8050-5990-3), a "New York Times" Notable Book, and "The Enduring Shore" (0-8050-6734-5), lives with his wife and son in Martha's Vineyard and Bradenton, Florida.

Product Details

Schneider, Paul
Tantor Media Inc
Read by:
Lawlor, Patrick Girard
Lawlor, Patrick
Lawlor, Patrick Girard
Lawlor, Patrick
Old Saybrook
Criminals & Outlaws
United States - 20th Century/Depression
Biography - General
General Biography
Edition Description:
Unabridged,MP3 - Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
7.4 x 5.3 x 0.6 in 0.2 lb
Media Run Time:

Other books you might like

  1. The Life of John Wesley Hardin, as... New Trade Paper $6.75
  2. A Paper Life Used Trade Paper $3.50
  3. Split Second Used Mass Market $3.50
  4. The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet
    Used Hardcover $6.50
  5. Hour Game Used Mass Market $3.50
  6. The Given Day: A Novel
    Used Hardcover $2.50

Related Subjects

Biography » General
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General

Bonnie and Clyde: The Lives Behind the Legend New Mp3 Cd
0 stars - 0 reviews
$29.99 Backorder
Product details pages Tantor Media - English 9781400161430 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The flesh-and-blood story of the outlaw lovers who robbed banks and shot their way across Depression-era America.
  • back to top


Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at