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These are the private revelations of a brand new York East part punk who killed his means as much as turn into Mr. enormous in America's Cartel of Crime.
First released in 1951 - Gold Medal Books #171, #739
Written through a true mafia insider, I, Mobster, is an exhilarating account of the heyday of the hot York mob throughout the Prohibition years. Had the nameless author's precise identification been identified by way of his friends, he probably might have paid together with his life.
I, Mobster holds the excellence of being the 1st direct-to-paperback ebook to be made right into a significant movie in 1958 via director Roger Corman.
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