Gangland: The Early Years

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In his compelling new book, James Morton chronicles the early years of Gangland culture. It was an era filled with remarkable characters on both sides of the AtlanticMarm Mandelbaum, Queen of New York receivers; General Abe Sheedy, who ran a nationwide gang of pickpockets; Harry The Valet Thomas, who stole the Duchess of Sutherland s jewels; and The Emperor Adam Worth, art thief and inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle s Professor Moriarty. If the criminals were gearing up for modern times, so too were those on the side of ...

Gangland: The Early Years 2004, Time Warner Books UK, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780751532234

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