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Black mass : the Irish mob, the FBI, and a devil's deal

Author: Dick Lehr; Gerard O'Neill
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Explores the relationship between FBI agent John Connolly and Irish mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, chronicling a corrupt arrangement of information, racketeering, and murder.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dick Lehr; Gerard O'Neill
ISBN: 1891620401 9781891620409 9781610391092 1610391098 9781610395533 1610395530
OCLC Number: 43615844
Awards: Winner of Edgar Allan Poe Awards (Fact Crime) 2001
Description: xvi, 381 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: 1975 --
South Boston --
Hard Ball --
Bob 'N' Weave --
Win, Place, and Show --
Gang of Two? --
Betrayal --
Prince Street Hitman --
Fine Food, Fine Wine, Dirty Money --
Murder, Inc --
Bulgertown, Usa --
The Bulger Myth --
Black Mass --
Shades of Whitey --
Connolly Talk --
Secrets Exposed --
Fred Wyshak --
Heller's Cafe --
In for a Penny, in for a Pound --
The Party's over.
Responsibility: Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill.


Told in narrative style by the Boston Globe reporters who covered the case from the beginning, this is a true epic crime story that is also a book about Boston and Irish America; about the pull of  Read more...
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"[A] jaw-dropping, true-life tale of how two thugs corrupted the FBI." --Baltimore Sun "Black Mass should prompt a reevaluation of the uses and misuses of informers by law enforcement officials Read more...

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