The kosher Capones : a history of Chicago's Jewish gangsters / by Joe Kraus.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Ithaca [New York] : Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 1501747339; 9781501747328; 1501747320; 9781501747335Subject(s): Jewish criminals -- Illinois -- Chicago -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: The kosher CaponesDDC classification: 364.1092/3924077311 LOC classification: HV6194.J4Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction : connecting the dots -- The end, or Zukie's bad day -- Beyond Scarface, a kosher Capone for Maxwell Street -- The sunset of 1974 : Lenny Patrick's changing world -- Landing in Lawndale -- Rising in the ranks -- Roots of the Lawndale machine -- Arvey's balancing act -- Syndicate hammer -- Sizing up the outfit -- Tentacles -- When Scarface met Rico -- Lenny's circus turn -- Afterword : a question answered.
"The Kosher Capones tells the story of Chicago's Jewish gangsters from Prohibition into the 1980s"-- Provided by publisher.
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Author notes provided by SyndeticsKrausJoe:
Joe Kraus is Chair of the Department of English and Theatre at the University of Scranton. He is co-author of An Accidental Anarchist, and his scholarly and creative work has appeared widely. He lives in Shavertown, PA, with his wife and three sons.