Philadelphia True Noir: Kingpins, Hustles and Homicides

Philadelphia True Noir: Kingpins, Hustles and Homicides

by George Anastasia
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Philadelphia True Noir: Kingpins, Hustles and Homicides by George Anastasia

The stories presented here are true slices of life taken from an underworld where people don t play by the rules and where the good guys don t always win. These are real-life stories about wiseguys and drug dealers, con men and murders. In these pages, you ll find the true noir stories that have bubbled up under the magnifying glass of a 30-year veteran reporter at the The Philadelphia Inquirer. It s a fascinating look into the minds, crimes, fates, and lives of Philadelphia s most intriguing criminals. So sit back and enjoy this illuminating look into the dark world of Philadelphia True Noir.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013720879
Publisher: Camino Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/05/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 265
Sales rank: 996,124
File size: 621 KB

About the Author

GEORGE ANASTASIA, a veteran reporter with the Philadelphia Inquirer, is the grandson of Sicilian immigrants who settled in South Philadelphia. He is the author of five books of nonfiction, including Blood and Honor, which Jimmy Breslin called the best gangster book ever written.

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Philadelphia True Noir: Kingpins, Hustles and Homicides 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
kayjay360 More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed. Memorable Philly true crime stories pulled from headlines that garnered ongoing coverage by the Phila Inquirer where the author worked the crime/mob beat for thirty years.