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Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal

Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal [Kindle Edition]

Dick Lehr , Gerard O'Neill
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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"A jaw-dropping, true-life tale of how two thugs corrupted the FBI." -- Baltimore Sun

"Black Mass should prompt a reevaluation of the uses and misuses of informers by law-enforcement officials throughout the country." -- Alan Dershowitz, New York Times Book Review

"Black Mass succeeds admirably in showing just how fragile FBI integrity can be when the good guys lose sight of the truth, the rules, and the law." -- Washington Post Book World

Baltimore Sun

"A jaw-dropping, true-life tale of how two thugs corrupted the FBI."

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1489 KB
  • Print Length: 448 pages
  • Publisher: PublicAffairs; First Trade Paper Edition edition (22 May 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S. r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007TUY7QW
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #269,350 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
After seeing numerous headlines in Irish newspapers reporting sightings of Bulger and talk of safety deposit boxes being found, I decided it was time to read this book.I can honestly say I wasn't one bit disappointed, I found this book to be very factual and to contain every thing you would need to know about an FBI most wanted fugitive,this book tells of Whitey Bulger's rise and fall, and yet you know he's still out there living off the profits he gained while being protected by the FBI,this book provides a facinating insight into the Boston FBI and also the politics of that time.I can honestly say this book is a must read as it has everything.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting read 11 Nov 2013
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
showed the limitations of the authors a bit and a bit too much Boston patois when not called for, but an intersting study.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Quality read 7 July 2013
By Brian
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Super book and superbly written. Factual to the core with clever story telling to keep the reading engaged from start to finish. The Departed complements this book perfectly and visa versa.
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Format:Kindle Edition
Interesting journalistic account of the Bulger Mob and its connections to the government. Good insight into how Bulger used those connections to destroy the Italian Mob in New England. A bit of a turn around for an Irish gang in the 20th Centuary.

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3.0 out of 5 stars Average account 15 Nov 2011
Format:Hardcover|Verified Purchase
Difficult book to much descriptive passages slows the flow down.Interesting story that was heavily researched but seemed to have major gaps,bearing in mind how long this gang was at large
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