By T. J. English
Here is the stunning precise saga of the Irish American mob. In Paddy Whacked, bestselling writer and arranged crime specialist T. J. English brings to lifestyles approximately centuries of Irish American gangsterism, which spawned such unforgettable characters as Mike "King Mike" McDonald, Chicago's subterranean godfather; giant invoice Dwyer, New York's so much infamous rumrunner in the course of Prohibition; Mickey Featherstone, afflicted Vietnam vet grew to become Westies gang chief; and James "Whitey" Bulger, the ruthless and untouchable Southie legend. Stretching from the earliest manhattan and New Orleans road wars via a long time of bootlegging scams, union moves, gang wars, and FBI investigations, Paddy Whacked is a riveting travel de strength that restores the Irish American gangster to his rightful preeminent position in our felony heritage -- and penetrates to the guts of the yankee experience.
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