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Black mass : Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a devil's deal

Author: Dick Lehr; Gerard O'Neill
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate, 2015. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A gripping true story of violence, double-cross and corruption, Black Mass takes us deep undercover, exposing one of the most outrageous scandals in FBI history. Boston, 1975. Under a harvest moon, 'Whitey' Bulger, godfather of the Irish Mob, waits for an old school buddy. Since they last met, Little John Connolly has become a high-ranking FBI agent. Connolly needs an informant - someone with a good view of Boston's  Read more...
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Named Person: Whitey Bulger; Whitey Bulger
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Lehr; Gerard O'Neill
ISBN: 9781782116233 1782116230
OCLC Number: 905943773
Notes: Originally published in the United States of America in 2000 by PublicAffairs.
Description: xxii, 415 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: 1975 --
South Boston --
Hard ball --
Bob 'n' weave --
Win, place, and show --
Gang of two? --
Betrayal --
Prince Street hitman --
Fine food, fine wine, dirty money --
Murder, Inc. --
Bulgertown, USA --
The Bulger Myth --
Black Mass --
Shades of Whitey --
Connolly talk --
Secrets exposed --
Fred Wyshak --
Heller's Cafe --
In for a penny, in for a pound --
The party's over.
Responsibility: Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill.

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The greatest and bloodiest story of corruption ever told. James 'Whitey' Bulger and John Connolly grew up together on the tough streets of South Boston. Decades later in the mid-1970s, they met  Read more...

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