Montreal's Irish Mafia: The True Story of the Infamous West End Gang

Montreal's Irish Mafia: The True Story of the Infamous West End Gang

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by D'Arcy O'Connor
     
 

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From the early days as hired muscle for the Italian and Jewish mafias, tunneling into bank vaults in the ‘50s and ‘60s, to the legendary truck heists and bank stick-ups in the ‘70s, Montreal’s Irish mafia—otherwise known as the West End Gang—has managed to pull off some of the most daring and logistically complicated robberies

Overview

From the early days as hired muscle for the Italian and Jewish mafias, tunneling into bank vaults in the ‘50s and ‘60s, to the legendary truck heists and bank stick-ups in the ‘70s, Montreal’s Irish mafia—otherwise known as the West End Gang—has managed to pull off some of the most daring and logistically complicated robberies and smuggling operations in Canadian history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781443427388
Publisher:
HarperCollins Canada
Publication date:
09/10/2013
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

D'Arcy O'Connor is a veteran journalist, script writer, documentary producer, book author and teacher. He contributed to The Wall Street Journal, the Montreal Gazette, People magazine, National Geographic, and as far abroad as Sydney, Australia's Daily Telegraph. Among his books credits are The Money Pit, The Big Dig, and The Secret Treasure of Oak Island. Among his producer credits are a segment on Oak Island for ABC, The CBC/NFB's Valour and the Horror, winner of three Gemini awards, and CBC/NFB's The War at Sea, a docudrama of Canada's role in the North Atlantic in WWII. He teaches journalism at Montreal's Dawson College.

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