Gangster Women – And The Criminals They Loved

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Gangsters of the past never looked far enough into the future to do much planning. They stole sufficient money to get by for a short while and then robbed again. Sometimes they wanted to settle down, but most knew their crimes were going to lead to jail or death and their women knew it too. Life on the run was no picnic, but gangsters' molls chose it over a settled life in suburbia. This book is a history of gangsters' molls and mob queens, and it explains who these women were, where they came from and why they did the things they did.Covers the life stories of Bonnie Parker, Virginia Hill, the glamorous girlfriend of Bugsy Siegel who died mysteriously, Evelyn Frechette, who was charged with harbouring murderous mobster John Dillinger and many others.”

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Gangsters of the past never looked far enough into the future to do much planning. They stole sufficient money to get by for a short while and then robbed again. Sometimes they wanted to settle down, but most knew their crimes were going to lead to jail or death and their women knew it too. Life on the run was no picnic, but gangsters’ molls chose it over a settled life in suburbia. This book is a history of gangsters’ molls and mob queens, and it explains who these women were, where they came from and why they did the things they did.Covers the life stories of Bonnie Parker, Virginia Hill, the glamorous girlfriend of Bugsy Siegel who died mysteriously, Evelyn Frechette, who was charged with harbouring murderous mobster John Dillinger and many others.”

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Weight 0.367 kg
Dimensions 19.85 × 13.1 × 1.75 cm
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