Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los Angeles
The real events behind the highly-anticipated Warner Bros. film starring Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. full decade before J. Edgar Hoover's FBI even acknowledged the existence of the Mafia, the Los Angeles Police Department launched the real-life Gangster Squad -- eight men who met covertly and slept with Tommy guns while combating what city fathers saw as an "invasion of undesirables. But for two cops, Sgt. Jack O'Mara and Sgt. Jerry Wooters, all that mattered was nailing one strutting little gangster named Mickey Cohen.
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Review: Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los AngelesUser Review - Jonathan Le - Goodreads
I had high expectations for this book but was disappointed. I was put off by the author's writing style. For a professional reporter, the style was choppy, disjointed and extremely hard to follow. It ... Read full review
Review: Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los AngelesUser Review - Zee - Goodreads
This book was very VERY hard to get through. I LOVE gangster books, but this one was just boring from beginning to end. I only finished it because I hate starting a book without finishing it. It felt ... Read full review