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Motor City Mafia A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit

By: Burnstein, Scott M.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Arcadia Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 7513

ISBN: 0738540846

Condition: Near Fine


Images of America Series; B&W Illustrations; 9.20 X 6.40 X 0.40 inches; 127 pages; Soft cover has white lettering in black box on spine. Faint shelf wear, rubbing. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. One of the most interesting, and ruthless of the Detroit mobs was the notorious Purple Gang. They had a deal with al Capone, he'd stay out of Detroit, and they'd stay out of Chicago, although they may have been hired to do the infamous 'St. Vale... View more info