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The Mammoth Book of Hard Men by Roger Wilkes
  

The Mammoth Book of Hard Men

Part of the Mammoth Books Series

RRP £7.99

Synopsis

The Mammoth Book of Hard Men by Roger Wilkes

Enter the world of gangland crime. Some men command a respect that few others, even in this violent underworld, can equal. They live by a strict code and to them violence is simply an accepted part of their profession. Here is the fullest ever collection of 'hard man' accounts: over 30 true stories of men living on the very edge of what is 'normal' to the rest of us - the merciless streets of Mafia, Triads, Yardies, Yakuza, Hell's Angels and Chinese Tongs. They are the faces behind a dozen urban myths, and bywords for toughness. People you just don't want to mess with. Including both recent gangsters and notorious earlier Mafia-age predecessors - from Ned Kelly, Dillinger, Capone and the Krays, to Mad Frank, Lenny 'The Guv'nor' McLean and Sonny Barger - this is the ultimate collection for anyone interested in violent true crime, how 'real' criminals think, and the darker elements of society.

About the Author

Roger Wilkes is a newspaper and television journalist, and an expert on true crime. His works include The Mammoth Book of Murder and Science, The Mammoth Book of Unsolved Crimes, and Scandal!

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Book Info

Publication date

1st September 2006

Author

Roger Wilkes

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Publisher

Robinson Publishing an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

True crime

ISBN

9781845293024

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