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Crimes of New York : stories of crooks, killers and corruption from the world's toughest city

Author: Clint Willis
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, ©2003.
Series: Adrenaline Books series.
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Fourteen stories from New York's criminal past cover the field, from draft riots during the Civil War to prohibition, modern-day gang violence, and murder.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clint Willis
ISBN: 1560255277 9781560255277
OCLC Number: 51996240
Notes: "Adrenaline."
Description: xiii, 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Notes from the underground / Pete Hamill --
Mom, murder ain't polite / Meyer Berger --
Wily Wilby / St. Clair McKelway --
Persecution of the Reverend Dr. Dix / Herbert Asbury --
from The gangs of New York / Herbert Asbury --
from Low life : lures and snares of old New York / Luc Sante --
from Plunkitt of Tammany Hall / George Washington Plunkitt and William L. Riordon --
from Rogues' gallery / Thomas Byrnes --
Annals of Manhattan crime / Patrick M. Wall --
Jeeves and the unbidden guest / P. G. Wodehouse --
from Conversations with the Capeman / Richard Jacoby --
High life and strange times of the pope of pot / Mike Sager --
Marisa and Jeff / Calvin Trillin --
Shit-kickers of Madison Avenue / Lillian Ross.
Series Title: Adrenaline Books series.
Responsibility: edited by Clint Willis.
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Fourteen stories from New York's criminal past cover the field, from draft riots during the Civil War to prohibition, modern-day gang violence, and murder.

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