CARRYING A GUN FOR AL CAPONE

Author: Bilbo (Jack)
Year: 1945
Publisher: Quality Press.
Edition Details: UK Reprint (war ec.) (1st pub. USA 1931)
Book Condition: Vg/Vg
Price: 25.00
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Hardback. Reprint. An insight into the American gangs of the day by a man who had apparently been a gangster for 4yrs. having been an Al Capone bodyguard, when he decided to write a book about his experiences. Jack Bilbo was not his real name, and he was only 24 when writing his book in 1931. Chapter headings include : Gangsters By Themselves; Bodyguard for Al Capone; An Attack on the Boss; Gangster Court; In the Beginning Was Colosimo; Capone's Press Agency; At Which Corpse Did We Stop?; Blowing Up a Building; The Limits of Capone's Power; Storming a Prison; We Hold Up A Money Transport; Bringing In the Booze; Gangster Justice + much, much more. 160pp. 12mo. h/back. Browned edges, head/tail of sp. faded o/w Vg. in sl. frayed and chipped Vg. dw.

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