Tough Jews: Fathers, Sons, and Gangster Dreams download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rich Cohen

Tough Jews: Fathers, Sons, and Gangster Dreams download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rich Cohen year 1999
  • Book name: Tough Jews: Fathers, Sons, and Gangster Dreams
  • Author: Rich Cohen
  • Release date: 1999/4/8
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780375705472
  • Rating: 9.09 of 10
  • Votes: 253
  • Review by: Kannon Carrasco
  • Review rating: 8.84 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/14
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In an L.A. delicatessen, a group of Brooklyn natives gets together to discuss basketball, boxing, the weather back east, and the Jewish gangsters of yesteryear. Meyer Lansky. Bugsy Siegel. Louis Lepke, the self-effacing mastermind of Murder, Inc. Red Levine, the Orthodox hit man who refused to kill on the Sabbath. Abe 'Kid Twist' Reles, who looked like a mama's boy but once buried a rival alive. These are just some of the vibrant, vicious characters Rich Cohen's father reminisced about and the author evokes so pungently in Tough Jews. Tracing a generation of Jewish gangsters from the candy stores of Brownsville to the clubhouses of the Lower East Side-and, occasionally, to suites at the Waldorf-Cohen creates a densely anecdotal and gruesomely funny history of muscle, moxie, and money. Filled with fixers and schlammers, the squeal of tires and the rattle of gunfire, his book shatters stereotypes as deftly as its subjects once shattered kneecaps.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 14H26M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: True Crime Books, True Crime Biographies, Social & Cultural History, Crime & Criminology
  • Available formats: FB2, PDF, WORD, TXT, DOC, JPEG, EPUB, TIFF. Compressed in RAR, AZW, CHM, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.41 USD
  • Dimensions: 132x203x17mm
  • Weight: 281g
  • Printed by: Random House Inc
  • Published in: New York, United States

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