First Vice Lord by Art Bilek
Look inside with Google Book Preview
First Vice Lord
By Art Bilek

The First Vice Lord

Big Jim Colosimo and the Ladies of the Levee

By (author) See other recent books by Art Bilek
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $47.48
Your Price: $42.73 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.75! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.14 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

First Vice Lord by Art Bilek

Book Description

This is the astonishing true story of the life and death of Big Jim Colosimo and Chicago's infamous segregated red-light district - the Levee."The First Vice Lord" tells the story of an immigrant Italian youngster who grew up in the tenements of Chicago, where he started life as a lowly street-sweeper, only to become the city's most notorious vice lord - and the man who brought Al Capone to the city.It is a story told against the backdrop of the fight between an open red-light district so famous it was known to the crown heads of Europe and the evangelists, crusaders, and headline hungry newspaper editors who wanted it shut down.

Buy First Vice Lord book by Art Bilek from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781581826395
ISBN-10: 1581826397
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 33mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about First Vice Lord book by Art Bilek and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Art Bilek

Art Bilek was the chief of the Cook County Sheriff's Police, a member of the Chicago Crime Commission, and a professor at Layola University.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Art Bilek close
» close