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McGraw: The Incredible Untold Story of Tam 'The Licensee' McGraw
by Reg McKay
Tam McGraw was one of Glasgow's most dangerous gangsters. He rose from poverty in the city's East End to amass a vast fortune from crime and, when he died in 2007, his empire stretched from Glasgow to the Canaries. When he was alive, few would talk openly about the man known as 'The Licensee'. But now his incredible, untold story can finally be revealed. Real stories about ...more
Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Published May 28th 2010 by Black & White Publishing
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I had heard snippets about McGraw but didn't know enough about him hence I started this book. I like Reg McKay's writing style, very fluid and very authentically Glaswegian with slang thrown in when needed for good measure. McGraw doesn't come across as very likeable at all and even the other Glasgow hard men didn't like him. A fascinating book.