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Gangster squad : covert cops, the mob, and the battle for Los Angeles

Author: Paul Lieberman
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A harrowing narrative of murder and secrets, revenge and heroism in the City of Angels. Lieberman chronicles the true story of the secretive police unit that waged an anything-goes war to drive Mickey Cohen and other hoodlums from Los Angeles after WWII.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Mickey Cohen; Mickey Cohen
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Lieberman
ISBN: 9781250020116 1250020115 9781250020154 1250020158
OCLC Number: 778421729
Description: 549 pages, [16] pages of plates ; 21 cm
Contents: Prelude: A violin case under the bed --
The Whalens move west to the City of Angels --
The gangster squad's Sergeant Jack O'Mara sets his trap for Mickey --
Sergeant Jerry Wooters and the deadly night at Rondelli's --
Justice --
Afterword: Machine gun shoot-outs on the big screen.
Responsibility: by Paul Lieberman.

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A harrowing narrative of murder and secrets, revenge and heroism in the City of Angels. Lieberman chronicles the true story of the secretive police unit that waged an anything-goes war to drive Mickey Cohen and other hoodlums from Los Angeles after WWII.

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