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Los Angeles Times"A colorful biography of the Mick, a nattily attired, 5-5.A. gangster who declared he never killed anyone who "didn't deserve killing" and who feared nothing but germs (hence, his habit of taking 2-hour showers). Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster is a fascinating portrait of how a Boyle Heights newsboy grew up to cross paths with movie stars, religious leaders, jetsetters and newspaper folks - when he wasn't dodging assassination attempts on Sunset Boulevard. Lewis' book shines a light on an often overlooked chapter of the history of crime, L.A.'s mid-20th century underworld (called the 'Vicecapades" by one columnist). Mickey struck me as a guy I would have loved to dine with - as long as it wasn't on Sunset Boulevard."