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Crime on the New York Waterfront

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Nathan Ward tells the story of the world of the old New York waterfront—which was as violent and mob-controlled as it appears in Hollywood movies. In Dark Harbor: The War for the New York Waterfront, he recounts a web of crime revealed by a New York Sun reporter covering the murder of a West Side boss stevedore, in 1948.

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Nathan Ward

Comments [2]

Jake from Brooklyn

Here's the book's blog...

http://darkharborbook.blogspot.com/

Jul. 06 2010 01:40 PM
Mike from Tribeca

Haven't read Mr. Ward's book yet, but just wanted to say the cover design is terrifically eye-catching. Kudos to the designer!

Jul. 06 2010 12:47 PM

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