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Dick Lehr and Gerard O’Neill, Whitey: The Life of America’s Most Notorious Mob Boss

02/21/2013 7:00 pm

"Whitey is the definitive word on the whole sordid saga of the Bulger mob. Expertly crafted, beautifully told."

Dennis Lehane, author of Live by Night

"Lehr and O’Neill have outdone themselves. Whitey isn’t just a chilling biography of a monster—it’s also a vivid portrait of Southie, a blood-spattered history of Boston mob wars, and a searing indictment   of the corrupt FBI agents who literally gave Whitey Bulger a license to kill. Full of new information about Whitey’s prison stint as a young man and his life as an elderly fugitive, this is the definitive account of one of weirdest and most sordid chapters in the history of American crime."
Tom Perrotta, author of The Leftovers



Dick Lehr is a professor of journalism at Boston University and a former reporter at the Boston Globe, where he won numerous awards and was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for investigative reporting. He is co-author of the Edgar-award winning Black Mass and the Edgar-award finalist Judgment Ridge (with Mitchell Zuckoff). His most recent book, The Fence, was an Edgar-award finalist and Boston Globe bestseller.

Gerard O'Neill has won the Pulitzer Prize in journalism as well as many other national journalism awards. He was the longtime editor of the Boston Globe's award-winning investigative team. He co-authored Black Mass and also, with Lehr, The Underboss, as well as Rogues and Redeemers, a political history of the Boston Irish focusing on the city's most famous mayors.

$27.00
ISBN-13: 9780307986535
Availability: Available to Order
Published: Crown, 4/2013

Location: 
Street:
Porter Square Shopping Center
Additional:
25 White Street
City:
Cambridge
,
Province:
Massachusetts
Postal Code:
02140
Country:
United States

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