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True Mafia Tales

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Jimmy Breslin tells some fascinating tales of the American mafia, from mistaken identities and crooked cops, to murder. His new book is The Good Rat: A True Story.

Event: Jimmy Breslin will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, March 6 at 6:30pm
New York Historical Society
170 Central Park West (at 77th Street)

Guests:

Jimmy Breslin

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Comments [7]

John from NYC

Its unfair and cruel to imprison for a minimum of 20 years individuals belonging to an organization responsible for serially planning and commiting murders for monetary gain? Mr Breslin's head is on sideways if he thinks RICO is cruel and its creator is an enemy of society.

Mar. 08 2008 03:14 PM
Occulo

Breslin is the New York we want to remember. He's it. Period. End of discussion. Listen Lenny, you make sure he comes back (while he still can). He can read the phonebook for all I care, just have him back.

Mar. 04 2008 03:09 PM
Gene

Agreed, christina!

Mar. 04 2008 12:58 PM
Richard Perez from Bethpage NY

Leonard's memory serves him well. The Church accross form the Supermarket that he mentioned is between 103 1nad 104 Streets on 101 Ave about 8 blocks from Gotti's old Queens hang out.

Mar. 04 2008 12:57 PM
christina from Brooklyn

Invite this man back to talk about whatever he wants to talk about it. I've completely given up on work to listen to this.

Mar. 04 2008 12:52 PM
Gene

G. Robert Blakey was the man behind RICO

Mar. 04 2008 12:49 PM
Steve from Manhattan

Please thank Mr. Breslin for coining the phrase "a small man in search of a balcony." Priceless.

Mar. 04 2008 12:45 PM

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