The Brothers Bulger
How They Terrorised and Corrupted Boston for a Quarter of a Century
By (author) Howie Carr
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Brothers Bulger by Howie Carr
Book DescriptionA portrait of two kids from South Boston who grew up to control a state: Whitey, in his position as Boston's most feared mobster, and Billy, from his gavel-wielding bastion in the Massachusetts State Senate. Eventually, Whitey becomes the FBI's second most wanted man behind Osama Bin Laden but Billy, though his influence put even presidents and governors at his beck and call, would eventually resign the Senate and take over the presidency of the University of Massachusetts. To those on the outside the storyline has always been the same: Whitey, 'the bad son', blazes a murderous trail to the top rung of the organized crime ladder and eventually goes on the lam; Billy, 'the good son', embraces the value of education, studies the classics and uses his mastery of the state's political machine to effect positive change in people's lives. This book shows that the real story is far more complex and that the brothers enjoyed an unholy and destructive alliance for decades, working both sides of Boston's Street of Power: political corruption and deadly force.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780446618885
(192mm x 106mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Grand Central Publishing
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Howie Carr
Killers, Hardback (September 2015)
Killers is a thrilling ride through the dark underbelly of Boston crime and politics that could only have been written by the man novelist James Ellroy calls "the Bacon-Banging Boston Bossman". Howie Carr, the newspaper columnist on whom Whitey Bulger put out a contract and then called as a defense witness during his 2013 murder trial in Boston.
Hitman, Paperback (June 2013)
Radio talk-show sensation, crime reporter, and "Boston Herald" columnist Carr takes readers into the heart of the life of hitman Johnny Martorano and his partnership with Whitey Bulger. Available in a tall Premium Edition.
Hard Knocks, Paperback (February 2013)» View all books by Howie Carr
Jack Reilly, a dodgy ex-Boston cop, is trying to make ends meet as a private investigator. When a client is killed, execution style, Reilly finds himself in a world of pain. Someone wants him dead - but why?
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Author Biography - Howie Carr
Howie Carr is the top drive-time radio host in New England and an award-winning columnist at the Boston Herald. He lives with his wife and daughter in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
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