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Gangster City: The History of the New York Underworld 1900-1935

Patrick Downey

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ISBN 10: 1569803617 / ISBN 13: 9781569803615
Published by Barricade Books, 2009
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: Gangster City: The History of the New York ...

Publisher: Barricade Books

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

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Gangster City is an illustrated treasure trove of information about crime in New York from 1900 through the 1930s. During these years, some six hundred mob-connected individuals met their deaths by being shot, stabbed, garroted, or hacked into pieces. Told in depth are the exploits of such notorious killers are Jack Legs Diamond, cabaret entrepreneur Larry Fay, the sadistic Dutch Schultz, and the cold-blooded Coll gang.

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Patrick Downey grew up in the Detroit, MI area before moving to New York in 1990 to pursue a career in stand-up comedy. When not performing, Patrick can be found in the New York Public Library and NYC Municipal Archives researching New York's gangster past.

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