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Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish American Gangster free read î E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Here is the shocking true saga of the Irish American mob In Paddy Whacked bestselling author and organized crime expert T J English brings to life nearly two centuries of Irish AmerHere is the shocking true saga of the Irish American mob In Paddy Whacked bestselling author and organized crime expert T J English brings to life nearly two centuries of Irish American gangsterism which spawned such unforgettable characters as Mike King Mike McDonald Chicago's subter. Some great tales in here but the narration is deeply handicapped by grammatical errors and worse than that a ton of horseshit recreated dialogue on the part of the author This book could lose 70 pages easily and be all the better for it

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Ranean godfather; Big Bill Dwyer New York's most notorious rumrunner during Prohibition; Mickey Featherstone troubled Vietnam vet turned Westies gang leader; and James Whitey Bulger the ruthless and untouchable Southie legend Stretching from the earliest New York and New Orleans stree. The sons of Erin depicted in this history of the Irish mob are some pretty nasty boyos Immigrants flocked to the US to escape the horrible conditions in Ireland brought on by the potato famine and crowded into Boston New Orleans and NYC Those with ambition had three options politics police or crime all of which were tied together by the close bond of Irish brotherhoodThe author traces the careers of some of the most famous and dangerous of these gangsters who controlled the cities state governments and eventually influenced national politics It is a bloody and violent history where the wrong look or word usually resulted in a bullet through the head The rise of the Italian Mafia began to erode the power of the Irish rule and finally brought about its demise It is a riveting story which reveals the true place the Irish held in American criminal history

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Paddy Whacked The Untold Story of the Irish American GangsterT wars through decades of bootlegging scams union strikes gang wars and FBI investigations Paddy Whacked is a riveting tour de force that restores the Irish American gangster to his rightful preeminent place in our criminal history and penetrates to the heart of the American experienc. Occasionally dry but filled with a great comprehensive history A great resource book