American Gangster: The History of the Gangs of Harlem

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Milo Books, Jul 12, 2007 - Drug traffic - 278 pages
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Frank Lucas was the baddest dude on the mean streets of Harlem. His drug gang smuggled heroin from Vietnam to the US in American warplanes and were rumoured to hide drugs in the bodybags of dead GIs. Lucas - whose exploits are to be immortalised in a Hollywood blockbuster starring Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe in 2007 - is just one of a cast of larger-than-life characters in this chronicle of the history of organised crime in New York's infamous neighbourhood.

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Ron Chepesiuk is an award winning author of more than 20 books and over 4,000 articles. He is the radio host of the Crime Beat radio show artistfirst.com/crimebeat, a consultant to the History Channels Gangland TV series and a regular interviewee on U.S. cable TV crime shows.

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