The Heroes and Villains biography series examines the lives and deeds of some of history's most fascinating people, from Al Capone, one of America's most notorious gangsters, to Oskar Schindler, a Holocaust rescuer. The series explores the events and personal experiences that led these individuals to engage in heroic or villainous behavior. The results and consequences of their actions are also detailed. Each volume strives to present these individuals realistically by revealing a hero's flaws and a villain's endearing characteristics. Numerous primary and secondary quotes enliven the text and bring to life the dramatic events surrounding these unforgettable figures.