King of the jews by nick tosches the jewish gangs of new york
King of the Jews by Nick Tosches The Jewish Gangs Of New YorkPersonal Review: King of the Jews by Nick ToschesNick Tosches is a great writer. KING OF THE JEWS is well researched,informative, and uncompromisingly gutsy. Like Paul Sanns equally brilliantKILL THE DUTCHMAN, Tosches gives us a wild, wicked, topsy turvylesson on the Jewish gangster from ancient times up through and into theAmerican Experience. Its revists heartily HERBERT ASBURYS THEGANGS OF NEW YORK; but as seen through the prism of the Jewish-American Experience in early N.Y.C. The Jewish Gangs of New Yorkwould be a more appropriate title. The original court transcripts followingMr. A.R.s killing, the autopsy report, the clothes he wore, his family tree,his associates who were questioned in court, and the police reports arereprinted here, plus more than you could ever ask for in a gangster novel.Remember: this is a GANGSTER NOVEL. Its not necessarily all truth. Infact, the author gleefully invites the reader to join him along in speculating
the apocrypha of myth, legends and lore all the way back to Bible times,and into the American Experience with the enigma of Arnold Rothstein asits central figure. I was amused and delighted the author finally wrote abook for nuts like me. I have been to the Holy Land, so the experience ofreading this book re-enforced my interest in the subject. I wish the bookhad been longer. For More 5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price: King of the Jews by Nick Tosches 5 Star Customer Reviews and Lowest Price!