"Black Hats" is the untold story, rooted in factual speculation, of two of the most notorious men of the early 20th century - Wyatt Earp and Al Capone. Earp made his name in his younger days, serving as a lawman who was well known for bending the law where he saw fit, and shooting first and asking questions later. But it's a little-known fact that Earp spent the last twenty years of his life as a private detective in Los Angeles. So when his best friend, Doc Holliday's, mistress implores the aging lawman to track down her and Holliday's errant son in Manhattan, Earp willingly takes the case.His task: to convince the young man to give up his ill-advised involvement in organized crime and bootlegging. Earp enlists his old friend, Bat Masterson, who's now a sportswriter, and delves deep into the world of the New York mafia, where he comes across a young Alphonse Capone. Earp and Masterson, men who earned their names in the rough and tumble, lawless world of decades before, set their sights on liberating a young man from the ruthless thug Capone and his gang.
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Patrick Culhane is the pseudonym for Max Allan Collins, the critically acclaimed author of the Road to Perdition trilogy and "the master of true crime fiction" (Publishers Weekly). He has been dubbed "Mystery's Renaissance Man" and is also a screenwriter and independent filmmaker.
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Book Description William Morrow, New York, NY, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: new dust jacket. 0060892536 New in new dust jacket. Glued binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 294 p. Audience: General/trade. Bookseller Inventory # ALIBRIS.0015139
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