Originally written on State of Hockey News  |  Last updated 11/10/14
Ever been told by one of your friends that the book is so much better than the movie?  As a person who has Bachelor's degree history, this is something many of my colleagues often told me.  In recent years I've decided to investigate it for myself.  Maybe its just me, but I had a hard time believing a book could be more entertaining than a movie.  Sure, the movie has to be well done but if you get a marquee cast that shouldn't be too difficult right?  Although I have to admit it, I've attemtped this in reverse where I watch the film and then read the book and see if it is just as good (or better) than the film.  The first movie I attempted this with was 2005 (book) Public Enemies after I had watched the film starring Johnny Depp in 2009.  Ryan Burrough's book was absolutely outstanding and went a lot farther than the film, and I'd recommend it to anyone who wants to know the whole story on the crime spree that captivated America back in 1930.  Yet it doesn't always turn out that way...
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