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Hitman : the untold story of Johnny Martorano : Whitey Bulger's enforcer and the most feared gangster in the underworld.

Carr, Howie. (Author).
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Washington Carnegie PL - Washington B MARTORAN (Text) 21401000765433 Adult Biography Available -

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  • ISBN: 978-0-7653-2639-3
  • Physical Description: 464 pages : photographs
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  • Edition: 1st. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Tom Doherty Associates Books, [2011]

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Summary, etc.: Crime reporter Howie Carr takes us into the heart of the life of Johnny Martorano. For two decades, Martorano struck fear into anyone even remotely connected to his world. His partnership with Whitey Bulger and the infamous Winter Hill Gang led to twenty murders--for which Johnny would serve twelve years in prison. Carr also looks at the politicians and FBI agents who aided Johnny and Whitey, and at the flamboyant city of Boston, which Martorano so ruthlessly ruled. A plethora of paradoxes, Johnny Martorano was Mr. Mom by day and man-about-town by night. Surrounded by fast-living politicians, sports celebrities, and showbiz entertainers, Johnny was charismatically colorful--as charming as he was frightening. After all, he was, in the end, a hitman.--From publisher description.
Subject: Martorano, Johnny 1940-
Gangsters Massachusetts Boston Biography
Murderers Massachusetts Boston Region Biography
Organized crime Massachusetts Boston Case studies
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