The Resource Gangster squad : covert cops, the mob, and the battle for Los Angeles, Paul Lieberman

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

Label
Gangster squad : covert cops, the mob, and the battle for Los Angeles
Title
Gangster squad
Title remainder
covert cops, the mob, and the battle for Los Angeles
Statement of responsibility
Paul Lieberman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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
Dewey number
363.2595
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Gangster squad : covert cops, the mob, and the battle for Los Angeles, Paul Lieberman
Publication
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
Control code
ocn778421729
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
549 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250020116
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)778421729

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