The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America
by Albert Fried


Overview - Albert Fried recalls the rise and fall of an underworld culture that bred some of America's most infamous racketeers, bootleggers, gamblers, and professional killers, spawned by a culture of vice and criminality on New York's Lower East Side and similar environments in Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, Detroit, Newark, and Philadelphia.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Albert Fried recalls the rise and fall of an underworld culture that bred some of America's most infamous racketeers, bootleggers, gamblers, and professional killers, spawned by a culture of vice and criminality on New York's Lower East Side and similar environments in Chicago, Cleveland, Boston, Detroit, Newark, and Philadelphia. The author adds an important dimension to this story as he discusses the Italian gangs that teamed up with their Jewish counterparts to form multicultural syndicates.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780231096836
  • ISBN-10: 0231096836
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publish Date: March 1994
  • Page Count: 351
  • Reading Level: Ages 22-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.95 x 6 x 0.89 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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