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free read The Violent Years: Prohibition and the Detroit Mobs (Gangsters and Rum Runners) 106 Ð Follow up to Kavieff's best selling The Purple Gang this book delves deeper into the Prohibition Era gangs of the Detroit area Whereas the Purple Gang was a predominantly Jewish group the crime organizatTo the ethnic origins of the region For instance the chapter on the GiannolaVitale Mafia covers the origins of the war between the two gangs which lasted from 1918 to 1921 It also covers the origins of the Italian Mafia including the history of the dreaded Black Hand and its enclave in the Detroit area Among other famous area gangs included is the predomina. A very dry read Maybe I've been spoiled by Erik Larson's non fiction writing style but I felt like I had to drag myself through this book and often found my mind wandering to other things while my eyes stared motionless at the page

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Ntly Irish Legs Laman mob and the River Gang whose leaders became the founders of Detroit's modern Mafia family Kavieff's first book The Purple Gang stayed on the Detroit bestseller list for months after its release With this title Kavieff once again captures the flavor of the era and the region marvelously and is sure to captivate readers across the countr. Overview of Detroit's gangs Not much analysis

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The Violent Years Prohibition and the Detroit Mobs Gangsters and Rum RunnersFollow up to Kavieff's best selling The Purple Gang this book delves deeper into the Prohibition Era gangs of the Detroit area Whereas the Purple Gang was a predominantly Jewish group the crime organizations covered in this volume all come from different ethnic backgrounds Each gang covered provides insight not only into their crime organization but also in. This looked like an interesting read and it started out that way I liked the parts of the book where the author was retelling the story of whatever the chapter was about a major kidnapping or a bank heist Then after that part he basically labors on about how each of the players in the story was eventually captured or not and the many details of the various trials right down to a summary list of each 'character' and what the final verdict and sentencing against them wasI thought that the book would be about the different mobs and the details of how they operated without so much emphasis on the many individual players in each mobAs a Detroit area resident it was a decent read but probably not much here to keep a non native hooked