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The devil himself : a novel

Author: Eric Dezenhall
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Keeping friends close and enemies closer turned out well for the U.S. Navy during FDR's reign. This novel, based on fact, explains the significant role Lansky, Lucky Luciano, and other mobsters played in ridding New York harbor of spies and preparing the soil for the invasion of Sicily.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Meyer Lansky; Lucky Luciano; Meyer Lansky; Lucky Luciano; Meyer Lansky; Lucky Luciano
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Dezenhall
ISBN: 9780312668822 0312668821
OCLC Number: 682894456
Description: viii, 293 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Eric Dezenhall.
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In 1942, German U-boats prowled the Atlantic, sinking hundreds of US ships along the East Coast, including the largest cruise ship in the world, Normandie, destroyed at a Manhattan pier after Pearl  Read more...

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"A darkly comic tale about a chaotic period in American history."--"Las Vegas Review-Journal" "A fascinating account, based on fact, of the significant role Lansky, Lucky Luciano, and other mobsters Read more...

 
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