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Description - The Starker by Rose Keefe

Selig Harry Lefkowitz, a.k.a. Big Jack Zelig or The Starker (Yiddish for 'Big Boss') was New York City's first great gangster boss.Although overshadowed by Al Capone and Murder Inc., from 1908 to 1912 Zelig's name was synonymous with the word gangster, and he inspired admiration and fear throughout the Big Apple. But in 1912, Zelig was murdered before he could take to the stand and give testimony in a case that would have rocked the criminal underworld to its core.Based on years of painstaking research and dozens of interviews, "The Starker" reveals the true story behind the life, crimes, and death of one of New York City's most powerful gangsters.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781581826029
ISBN-10: 1581826028
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing,US
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Rose Keefe

Rose Keefe is a researcher, historian, and successful author of true crime related books and articles.