The Mammoth Book of Hard Men (Mammoth Books)

The Mammoth Book of Hard Men (Mammoth Books)

By: Roger Wilkes (editor)Paperback

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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 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!

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781845293024
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 512
  • ID: 9781845293024
  • weight: 398
  • ISBN10: 1845293029

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