The Kosher Capones: A History of Chicago's Jewish Gangsters

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Product Details

Price
$32.34
Publisher
Northern Illinois University Press
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.1 X 1.0 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781501747311

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About the Author

Joe Kraus is Chair of the Department of English and Theatre at the University of Scranton. He is co-author of An Accidental Anarchist, and his scholarly and creative work has appeared widely. He lives in Shavertown, PA, with his wife and three sons.

Reviews

"When the story moves forward in time, Kraus focuses on Lenny Patrick, "the central figure in Chicago Jewish organized crime," who eventually became a cooperating witness whose testimony took down the syndicate"

--Publisher's Weekly

"Included are rich depictions of the families and lone actors involved, the rules they were expected to play by -- and how those characters and motivations intertwined with political intrigue."

--Southern Jewish Living