The Resource Mickey Cohen : the life and crimes of L.A.'s notorious mobster, Tere Tereba, (electronic resource)

Mickey Cohen : the life and crimes of L.A.'s notorious mobster, Tere Tereba, (electronic resource)

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Mickey Cohen : the life and crimes of L.A.'s notorious mobster
Title
Mickey Cohen
Title remainder
the life and crimes of L.A.'s notorious mobster
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Tere Tereba
Title variation
Mickey Cohen
Title variation remainder
the life and crimes of L.A.s notorious mobster
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eng
Summary
Mickey Cohen: The Life and Times of L.A.'s Notorious Mobster is a seductive, premium-octane blend of true crime and Hollywood lore that spins around a wildly eccentric mob boss. When Bugsy Siegel was executed, ruthless Mickey Cohen, a former pro boxer and cunning provocateur, took over criminal activity in L.A., a move sanctioned by Meyer Lansky and Frank Costello. Attaining immense power and dominance, from the late 1940s until 1976 the semi-literate Angeleno became an above-the-fold newspaper name, accumulating a remarkable count of more than 1,000 front pages in Los Angeles papers alone, and hundreds of articles in national and international periodicals.Cohen's story and the history of mid-century L.A. are inextricably intertwined, and author Tere Tereba delivers tales full of high life, high drama, and highly placed politicians, among them RFK and Richard Nixon, as well as revelations about countless icons, including Shirley Temple, Lana Turner, Frank Sinatra, and the Reverend Billy Graham. Meticulously researched, this rich tapestry presents a panoramic look at the Los Angeles underworld and immerses the listener in a dark, decadent, and dangerous side of Hollywood that has not been fully revealed until now
Summary
Chronicles the life of the mob boss who took over criminal activity in Los Angeles after Bugsy Siegel's death, revealing his connections to politicians and Hollywood icons while offering a look at the history of the city's underworld
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10129802
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Midwest
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Tereba, Tere
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364
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no index present
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non fiction
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other
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Read by Kate Reading
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  • Criminals
  • Gangsters
  • Organized crime
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
  • Los Angeles (Calif.)
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adult
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the life and crimes of L.A.'s notorious mobster
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Mickey Cohen : the life and crimes of L.A.'s notorious mobster, Tere Tereba, (electronic resource)
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MWT10756236
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
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  • electronic
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9781452629568
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MWT10756236
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Mickey Cohen : the life and crimes of L.A.'s notorious mobster, Tere Tereba, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
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MWT10756236
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (600 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781452629568
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10756236
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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