Rifleman

Rifleman

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by Howie Carr
     
 
Stevie the Rifleman Flemmi was, for forty years, one of the most feared gangsters in Boston, and for much of that time, he was the partner of Whitey Bulger, the sixteen-year fugitive with a $2 million reward on his head who was captured in 2011. Flemmi has been convicted of ten murders and took the Fifth Amendment when asked about ten others. His cohort,

Overview

Stevie the Rifleman Flemmi was, for forty years, one of the most feared gangsters in Boston, and for much of that time, he was the partner of Whitey Bulger, the sixteen-year fugitive with a $2 million reward on his head who was captured in 2011. Flemmi has been convicted of ten murders and took the Fifth Amendment when asked about ten others. His cohort, Bulger, is charged with nineteen more. Rifleman is the story of Flemmi's life of crime, as told to federal and state law enforcement after he pleaded guilty in 2003. The original document on which the book is based is called a DEA 6, and it ran 146 single-spaced pages, covering dozens of extortions, assaults, and murders, including two of his girlfriends, one of whom was also his common law stepdaughter. Supplementing the text are close to 300 photographs from Carr's own collection. This is truly a must-have for any true crime fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780986037207
Publisher:
Frandel, LLC
Publication date:
04/12/2013
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Howie Carr is the author of two New York Times bestsellers, The Brothers Bulger and Hitman. Before Bulger fled in 1994, Carr was such an implacable foe of the serial killing gangster that Whitey tried to kill him as he left his house in suburban Boston—an incident reported in 2006 on 60 Minutes. Whitey's younger brother, Billy Bulger, then the president of the Massachusetts State Senate, publicly referred to Carr as the savage. Carr is also the host of a daily syndicated four-hour radio program heard throughout New England, and is a member of the national Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago. He won a National Magazine Award in 1985 for essays and criticism in Boston magazine.

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Rifleman 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
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the book is well worth reading. however, your new policy of having ups deliver the book to the postal service for final delivery to your valued reader is a disaster. a number of my books have not been delivered on time or just not delivered. have ups deliver the books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Mr. Carr,  Great Book but you could have put a better photo of Fred Weichel in it. Its awful and he looks much better, even today.  Sincerely, Calista Weichel (Wife of FW 1988-2000)
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This lays out the characters behind the Bulger story and a look at a culture that cultivates crime. Interesting inside mob information.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the whole thing. Im only 13 yrs old.