The Life And Times Of Lepke Buchalter

by Paul R Kavieff
The Life And Times Of Lepke Buchalter
  • ISBN-13: 9781569805176
  • Author(s): Paul R Kavieff
  • Subject: True crime|true crime
  • Publisher: Barricade Books
  • Imprint: Barricade Books
  • Publication Date: 31-12-2016
  • Format: p/b

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Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter, the only organised crime boss to be executed in the United States, was one of the most important figures in the history of organised crime. At the height of his power, he controlled New York City's Lower East Side garment, banking and flour trucking industries. Lepke was the overseer of the notorious killing-on-assignment machine known as 'Murder Inc.' Impeccably researched by organised crime historian, Paul R. Kavieff, this book traces Lepke's story from the very beginning.
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Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter, the only organised crime boss to be executed in the United States, was one of the most important figures in the history of organised crime. At the height of his power, he controlled New York City's Lower East Side garment, banking and flour trucking industries. Lepke was the overseer of the notorious killing-on-assignment machine known as 'Murder Inc.' Impeccably researched by organised crime historian, Paul R. Kavieff, this book traces Lepke's story from the very beginning.