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The Resource The black hand : the bloody rise and redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican mob killer, Chris Blatchford

The black hand : the bloody rise and redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican mob killer, Chris Blatchford

Label
The black hand : the bloody rise and redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican mob killer
Title
The black hand
Title remainder
the bloody rise and redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican mob killer
Statement of responsibility
Chris Blatchford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the experiences of an enforcer for the La Familia Mexicana mob organization, documenting its influence and growing number of loyal members while describing the enforcer's violent and disillusioning two-decade career
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
271890
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blatchford, Chris
Dewey number
  • 364.1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6248.E585
LC item number
B55 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Enriquez, Rene
  • Mexican Mafia (Gang)
  • Criminals
  • Mexican American criminals
  • Gangsters
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the bloody rise and redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican mob killer
Label
The black hand : the bloody rise and redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican mob killer, Chris Blatchford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blood in, blood out -- Mexican Mafia history -- Boxer beginnings -- Drugs, dealing, robbing, and rebellion -- Boxer graduates to college (prison) -- The wrecking crew -- Boxer and the black hand -- Mafia politics : like swimming with sharks in a bloody pool -- Back outside : the brutality of the streets -- Preserving hoodlum honor -- Boxer meets steely-eyed Chuco -- Hit the streets like a wildman -- Shifting loyalties and sweet revenge -- A reign of terror -- Learning a sweet lucrative scam -- Hungry pirhanas in a tank -- Die like a man, you punk -- Mafia gratitude goes only so far -- La Eme goes to Hollywood -- Drive-bys, drugs and the Pepsi generation Mafia -- Dealing with pure evil -- The Eme plot to kill the governor of California -- Operation Pelican Drop -- Calling the shots from prison -- Baby killers -- Dead men don't pay -- Chuco rolls on La Eme -- A rat or just smart? -- A mini-mob convention -- Boxer, Bat, and the Tijuana drug cartel -- It was just business -- Race riot madness -- Phony peace talks -- Growing mob-weary -- Man is made or unmade by himself -- Missing life -- Dropping out of the mob -- A wonderful break -- You can't play by the rules -- La Eme spreading like a cancer -- Trying to be more
Control code
715766
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 332 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061257292
Lccn
2008025916
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061257292
  • (OCoLC)191930134
Label
The black hand : the bloody rise and redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican mob killer, Chris Blatchford
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [309]-314) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Blood in, blood out -- Mexican Mafia history -- Boxer beginnings -- Drugs, dealing, robbing, and rebellion -- Boxer graduates to college (prison) -- The wrecking crew -- Boxer and the black hand -- Mafia politics : like swimming with sharks in a bloody pool -- Back outside : the brutality of the streets -- Preserving hoodlum honor -- Boxer meets steely-eyed Chuco -- Hit the streets like a wildman -- Shifting loyalties and sweet revenge -- A reign of terror -- Learning a sweet lucrative scam -- Hungry pirhanas in a tank -- Die like a man, you punk -- Mafia gratitude goes only so far -- La Eme goes to Hollywood -- Drive-bys, drugs and the Pepsi generation Mafia -- Dealing with pure evil -- The Eme plot to kill the governor of California -- Operation Pelican Drop -- Calling the shots from prison -- Baby killers -- Dead men don't pay -- Chuco rolls on La Eme -- A rat or just smart? -- A mini-mob convention -- Boxer, Bat, and the Tijuana drug cartel -- It was just business -- Race riot madness -- Phony peace talks -- Growing mob-weary -- Man is made or unmade by himself -- Missing life -- Dropping out of the mob -- A wonderful break -- You can't play by the rules -- La Eme spreading like a cancer -- Trying to be more
Control code
715766
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xx, 332 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061257292
Lccn
2008025916
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061257292
  • (OCoLC)191930134

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