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The mad ones : crazy Joe Gallo and the revolution at the edge of the underworld

Author: Tom Folsom
Publisher: New York : Weinstein Books, 2008. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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Looks at the life of Joey Gallo as he and his brothers, Kid Blast and Larry Gallo, became a group of low-level gangsters who defied the mafia in New York City, resulting in Crazy Joe being gunned down in Little Italy.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Joey Gallo; Gallo family.; Joey Gallo; Gallo family.; Joey Gallo
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Folsom
ISBN: 1602860815 9781602860810 9781602861244 1602861242
OCLC Number: 297338530
Description: x, 244 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tom Folsom.
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A powerful collision of true crime and pop culture, "The Mad Ones" captures the revolutionary spirit of the 1960s and brings to life Mafioso Joey Gallo, one of the most vibrant antiheroes in American  Read more...

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"In vivid style-part Puzo, part Kerouac-Tom Folsom takes the reader back to a time when the underworld and the counterculture seemed to be on parallel tracks. Brutal and elegiac, the story of Crazy Read more...

 
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