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Boston Organized Crime (Images of America: Massachusetts)

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Boston has had its share of bookies and loan sharks, gangsters and wiseguys, hoodlums and hit men. From the Great Brink's Robbery, which was hailed as the crime of the century; to the long-forgotten Cotton Club in Roxbury, where the legendary nightlife kingpin Charlie "King" Solomon was gunned down; to the infamous Blackfriars Massacre, a brutal gangland slaying that left ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published January 30th 2012 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Chris Faraone
Jan 26, 2013 Chris Faraone rated it it was amazing
So I picked up a copy of Boston Globe writer Emily Sweeney's Boston Organized Crime last night (her release bash was at the very fitting speakeasy-esque Stoddard's), and have been ogling the damn thing ever since. I'm a junkie for gangland stories and mob culture, and this project packs pages and pages of pics and plots that I simply had no clue about. As a native New Yorker, I've always felt that too much attention is cast on a few usual suspects - Gotti, Bonanno, Gambino, and so forth. Thumbin ...more
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Dec 01, 2012 Kara Merry rated it it was amazing
This is one of the most interesting informative books I have read in years.
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interesting read. Learned that I live near a few places where some of these criminals lived.
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Emily Sweeney is a staff reporter at the Boston Globe.
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