Brutal (Google eBook)
I grew up in the Old Colony housing project in South Boston and became partners with James "Whitey" Bulger, who I always called Jimmy.
Jimmy and I, we were unstoppable. We took what we wanted. And we made people disappear—permanently. We made millions. And if someone ratted us out, we killed him. We were not nice guys.
I found out that Jimmy had been an FBI informant in 1999, and my life was never the same. When the feds finally got me, I was faced with something Jimmy would have killed me for—cooperating with the authorities. I pled guilty to twenty-nine counts, including five murders. I went away for five and a half years.
I was brutally honest on the witness stand, and this book is brutally honest, too; the brutal truth that was never before told. How could it? Only three people could tell the true story. With one on the run and one in jail for life, it falls on me.
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Review: Brutal: The Untold Story of My Life Inside Whitey Bulger's Irish MobUser Review - Rod Langevin - Goodreads
An honest depiction of life with Jim Bulger. Probably the best so far of the South Boston mobster memoirs. Read full review
Review: Brutal: The Untold Story of My Life Inside Whitey Bulger's Irish MobUser Review - Mark R. - Goodreads
Kevin Weeks' autobiography “Brutal” very efficiently gives the reader an idea what it was like being a high-ranking official in the South Boston Irish mob in the 1970s and 80s. Credit must be given to ... Read full review
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