Black Gangsters of Chicago

Black Gangsters of Chicago

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by Ron Chepesiuk
     
 

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Less obvious than perhaps Al Capone, but perhaps even more vicious are the names of John Mushmouth Johnson, Jeff Fort and Larry Hoover from the Chicago underworld. Ron Chepesiuk reveals, for the first time, the stories of these African American gangsters who were every bit as powerful, intriguing and colorful as the Windy City's more famous white gangsters. Each

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Less obvious than perhaps Al Capone, but perhaps even more vicious are the names of John Mushmouth Johnson, Jeff Fort and Larry Hoover from the Chicago underworld. Ron Chepesiuk reveals, for the first time, the stories of these African American gangsters who were every bit as powerful, intriguing and colorful as the Windy City's more famous white gangsters. Each page is more exciting than the previous as Ron Chepesiuk exposes never-before-known facts about the black gangsters that once ruled the Chicago streets.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569803318
Publisher:
Barricade Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/25/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,345,862
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.45(h) x 1.21(d)

Meet the Author

Ron Chepesiuk is an award-winning investigative journalist, film producer and author. He is a Fulbright scholar, an adjunct professor in the journalism department of UCLA’s Extension Division and a consultant to the History Channel’s “Gangland” documentary series.

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