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Lansky

3.36  ·  Rating Details  ·  11 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published 1973 by Robert Hale & Company (first published 1971)
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Laurence Weinstein
Jun 27, 2012 Laurence Weinstein rated it it was ok


Not particularly well written, but does have a pretty thorough history of Lanksy and "co-workers." Plus we get name checksmon everyone from Bugsy and Luciano to Nucky Thompson and Waxey Gordon through to Batista and Castro.
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Aug 23, 2008 David rated it it was amazing
biography of mobster Meyer Lansky
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Henry “Hank” Messick was born on August 8, 1922 in Happy Valley, NC, and died on November 6, 1999 in Cocoa, FL. He received a master's degree from the University of Iowa and taught journalism at Colorado A & M College, and then became a reporter for the weekly The Waynesville Mountaineer in North Carolina. Messick authored 19 books primarily about organized crime and law enforcement. His first ...more
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