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Brutal : the untold story of my life inside Whitey Bulger's Irish mob

Author: Kevin Weeks; Phyllis Karas
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2007, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st paperback edView all editions and formats
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The former deputy, partner, and trusted confidante of James J. "Whitey" Bulger, head of Boston's Irish mob, describes his more than twenty-year career at the side of the notorious fugitive and underworld boss.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
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Named Person: Kevin Weeks; Whitey Bulger; Whitey Bulger; Kevin Weeks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Weeks; Phyllis Karas
ISBN: 0061148067 9780061148064
OCLC Number: 122408487
Description: xviii, 299 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Growing up in Southie --
Marriage and the triple O's: 1978-1982 --
Breaking in: the Halloran murder --
Learning the business: loan-sharking, extortion, and murder --
Three murders: Barrett, McIntyre, and Hussey: 1983-1985 --
Stevie Flemmi --
Drugs 1980-1990 --
Jimmy: ten more murders --
Jimmy and Southie --
Stippo --
The media lies --
In the wind: 1994-1996 --
FBI and the law --
Arrest, prison, and release --
Where are they now?
Responsibility: Kevin Weeks and Phyllis Karas.

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I grew up in the Old Colony housing project in South Boston and became partners with James "Whitey" Bulger, who I always called Jimmy.Jimmy and I, we were unstoppable. I went away for five and a half  Read more...

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