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Tough Jews.

Author: Rich Cohen
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once upon a time, back in the 20s and 30s, in Brooklyn, there lived a breed of men who exist now only in legend and in the memories of a few old men. In TOUGH JEWS he tells their stories and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rich Cohen
ISBN: 0099757915 9780099757917
OCLC Number: 40840208
Notes: Originally published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1998.
Description: 304 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 24 cm

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"A terrific storyteller, drawing you right into the tenements where young thugs were recruited, the shooting wars and the perceived betrayals, the labour rackets and all-night card games...Few of the Read more...

 
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