Gangster Squad

Gangster Squad

Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los Angeles

Large Print - 2012
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The real events behind the highly-anticipated Warner Bros. film starring Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. full decade before J. Edgar Hoover's FBI even acknowledged the existence of the Mafia, the Los Angeles Police Department launched the real-life Gangster Squad -- eight men who met covertly and slept with Tommy guns while combating what city fathers saw as an "invasion of undesirables. But for two cops, Sgt. Jack O'Mara and Sgt. Jerry Wooters, all that mattered was nailing one strutting little gangster named Mickey Cohen.
Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thorndike Press, c2012
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410453440
Branch Call Number: LP 364.106609 LIE
Characteristics: 643 p. (large print) : photos ; 23 cm

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pharg15716 May 12, 2014

the movie was great.....very exciting especially the ending

nutty7688 Nov 20, 2012

Hopefully the movie is better than the book. This was more of a historical account of the characters than the actual hunting of the criminal.

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Sep 23, 2013

Other: Release date January 11, 2013 (USA)

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