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6 edition of Capone"s Chicago found in the catalog.

Capone"s Chicago

by Richard T. Enright

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Published by Northstar Maschek Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Capone, Alphonse,,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • 1899-1947,
  • 1875-,
  • Chicago (Ill.),
  • Crime and criminals

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRay R. Cowdery (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8297398M
    ISBN 100910667136
    ISBN 109780910667135

      By George Castle, Special to Chicago Jewish News Joe Kraus has family history, which explains his motivation for writing “The Kosher Capones: A History of Chicago’s Jewish Gangsters.” Kraus, very respectable as chairman of the Department of English and Theatre at the University of Scranton, has some bloodlines that were, well, a bit bloody.   Fighting Al Capone’s Beer Wars BLOODY TRAIL John J. Binder is an assiduous—and often contrarian—historian of the gang wars that plagued Chicago, and in a new book .

      In Get Capone, writer Jonathan Eig takes us back to the roaring '20s in Chicago, when cops and judges were on the take — and unsolved murders piled up by the dozens every year.. Eig's new book.   Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in Chicago holds a darker history than its name would suggest. If these walls could speak, they'd tell the tale of mob operations during the Al Capone era.

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