Portland Confidential: Sex, Crime, and Corruption in the Rose City

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WestWinds Press, 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - 192 pages
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From a Portland Tribune columnist comes Portland Confidential, the story of Big Jim Elkins, a conman and criminal who arrived in Portland in 1937 and helped unleash prostitution, bootlegging, gambling, and drug running.

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User Review  - bcstoneb - LibraryThing

Having lived in Portland for a couple of years in the early 1990s, I had a personal interest in this book, its colorful premise notwithstanding. I confess that the Rose City’s noirish little secret ... Read full review

Review: Portland Confidential: The Rise and Fall of Big Jim Elkins

User Review  - Sabrina M - Goodreads

When I first saw this book, I was like, yeah right. Everyone knows Portland is part of the "Nice" capitol. It's all about coffee, books, microbreweries and bicyclists. Don't be deceived, my innocent ... Read full review

Contents

PORTLANDS BIGGEST DIRTY
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Q OPENLY AND NOTORIOUSLY
24
THE BIG PAYOFF
45
Copyright

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