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Author LinkCullen, Kevin(Journalist)
Title LinkWhitey Bulger : America’s most wanted gangster and the manhunt that brought him to justice / Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy.
Distribution New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2013]
Description viii, 478 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :  illustrations, maps ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 431-464) and index.
Contents Contents: pt. 1. The rise : The lessons of Logan Way ; Stick-up man ; The university of Alcatraz ; Becoming untouchable ; Just don’t clip anyone ; Southie is his hometown -- pt. 2. The reign : A beautiful friendship ; Lancaster Street ; Circles within circles ; Overreach ; The wrong man ; Deep in the haunty -- pt. 3. The run : A head start ; Where’s Whitey? ; St. Monica’s west ; Uncontrolled wickedness ; Captured: the man without a country.
Summary This unforgettable narrative follows the astonishing career and epic manhunt for Whitey Bulger -- a gangster whose life was more sensational than fiction.
Chronicles the criminal career of the gangster who provided a protection racket against drug lords, ran illegal gambling, robbed banks, and served as an informant for the FBI until going into hiding for sixteen years. Raised in a South Boston housing project, James "Whitey" Bulger became the most wanted fugitive of his generation. In this story the authors follow his criminal career from teenage thievery to bank robberies to the building of his underworld empire and a string of brutal murders.
Per.Sub. LinkBulger, Whitey, 1929-
Subject LinkGangsters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography.
LinkFugitives from justice -- United States -- Biography.
LinkOrganized crime -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies.
Add.Author LinkMurphy, Shelley.

System Number 000680248
ISBN Link9780393087727 (hardcover)
Link0393087727 (hardcover)

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