But-- He was Good to His Mother: The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters

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Gefen Publishing House, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 264 pages
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A murderously funny book about Jewish mobsters in the '20s, '30s and '40s. Also makes a fascinating addition to the history of organized crime in North America.

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I bought this book because I liked the title and it was interesting but the writing seemed raw. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Rockaway is Senior Lecturer in the Dept. of Jewish History, Tel-Aviv University.

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