Whitey’s Payback: during this selection of 16 tales culled from his journalism occupation, writer T. J. English unearths the violent international of crime with in-depth items on every little thing from old-school mobsters to deprave federal agents—including the main feared gangster in Boston historical past (and mystery FBI informant), James “Whitey” Bulger, who vanished for 16 years earlier than eventually being delivered to justice.
“Hard-hitting reporting.” —Anthony Bruno, writer of The Iceman
The Westies: They have been the group even the Mafia idea two times approximately fighting—a gang of younger, wild Irishmen led by way of cold-blooded Jimmy Coonan and his dependable gunman Mickey Featherstone who governed Hell’s Kitchen with a bloody fist. Their savagery gave them energy, yet their fast upward push might finally result in betrayal and their final downfall during this story of vengeance, ambition, and the final of the Irish Mob in New York.
“A harrowing account of massive urban crime.” —Library Journal
Born to Kill: This Edgar Award finalist chronicles the increase and fall of the notorious Born to Kill gang, a gaggle of younger Vietnamese males raised within the wilderness left by way of American bombs and napalm who got here to New York’s Chinatown to make a brand new existence, yet as an alternative introduced loss of life of their wake. informed from the point of view of 1 gang member who sought after greater than a lifetime of bloodshed and testified opposed to his brethren, Born to Kill is a stunning account of the yank Dream long gone nightmarishly wrong.
“Hard-hitting . . .torrid and fascinating.” —The Austin Chronicle
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