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Book release, live Zoom, Jeffrey Sussman, “Big Apple Gangsters”

November 18, 2020, 6 pm7:30 pm.


Join us live on Zoom November 18th at 6 PM, for a discussion with author Jeffrey Sussman. He will discuss his latest book release “Big Apple Gangsters: The Rise and Decline of the Mob in New York, scheduled for release on November 17th.

“The great founding figures of organized crime in the 20th century were born and bred in New York City, and the city was the basis of their operations. Beginning with Prohibition and going on through many illegal activities the mob became a major force and its tentacles reached into virtually every enterprise, whether legal or illegal: gambling, boxing, labor racketeering, stock fraud, illegal unions, prostitution, food service, garment manufacturing, construction, loan sharking, hijacking, extortion, trucking, drug dealing – you name it the mob controlled it.” (provided by publisher)

Jeffrey Sussman is the author of Fifteen nonfiction books, as well as numerous articles and short stories about boxing. He is a regular writer for the premier boxing website www.boxing.com and the author of Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing (2016) Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune (2018), and Boxing and the Mob: The Notorious History of the Sweet Science (2019) all published by Rowman & Littlefield. Sussman is the president of a public relations and marketing firm based in New York City.

November 18th
6 PM Via Zoom
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