Bradley Lewis
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Bradley Lewis

Brad Lewis is a writer whose focus has ranged from the bizarre world of celebrity doctors to detailed histories of Jewish-American development, with particular interest to the entertainment industry. He co-wrote the bestselling biography of Milton Berle, My Father, Uncle Miltie, with the fabled comedian's son, a candid look at the irreplaceable American television icon. His Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster, The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen is the only biography of the charismatic and dangerous mobster whose life was a paradigm for the intermingling of Washington, Las Vegas, the entertainment business and the mob. Lewis' novel Great White Doctor is a scalpel thriller centered on the sordid lives and weird sexual habits of "celebrity doctors", exposing the seamy side of high profile specialists who perform unnecessary surgery on their female patients. The Bloomingdale Code is a well-researched page-turner about secret religious tenets, ancient medical ritual, conspiracies, and modern-day international politics. Lewis' sequel to The Bloomingdale Code, God's Helix, is a powerful reality-based roller-coaster ride that won't let you off until the very end of the ride. Lewis has written often about the Hollywood scene, and is no stranger to celebrities and celebrity doctors. Anonymous underworld "businessmen," often sent their lady friends for treatment in his offices. That experience with known mobsters contributed to Lewis' interest in how gangsters, Hollywood, and Washington somehow connect in the American landscape. As an actor, Lewis appeared on TV in As the World Turns, Love of Life, The Guiding Light, and trained at the prestigious H. B. Studios in Manhattan, with its founder Herbert Berghof and fabled acting teacher William Hickey. He appeared in many off and off-off Broadway productions. Lewis has advanced degrees from CUNY (Psychology) and New York University; a fellowship at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. He is retired from clinical practice and has fought for the elimination of formaldehyde from pediatric medicaments. His research has been quoted in hundreds of professional journals. A popular talk show guest, he has appeared on numerous radio and television programs. Lewis is a native New Yorker.

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    • Hollywood's Celebrity Gangster: The Incredible Life and Times of Mickey Cohen

    • By: Brad Lewis
    • Narrated by: Kevin Fabian
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Written by a tough and knowledgeable insider, Lewis tells the whole Mickey Cohen story with this biography....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • By Ryan Pettengill on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Almost True Hollywood Stories

    • By: Bradley Lewis
    • Narrated by: Jack Heinritz
    • Length: 19 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An offbeat, darkly funny fictional account of insider Bradley Lewis' experiences writing screenplays while living and socializing with the elite "Hollywoodland" crowd....

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    • Mickey Cohen

    • The Gangster Squad and the Mob: The True Story of Vice in Los Angeles 1937-1950
    • By: Brad Lewis
    • Narrated by: John C. Zak
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    This is the true story of Mickey Cohen, when he was pursued on a daily basis by the Gangster Squad, LAPD, and the FBI....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating character, well researched book!

    • By J. Zak on 04-22-13
    • The Gangster Squad and the Mob: The True Story of Vice in Los Angeles 1937-1950
    • By: Brad Lewis
    • Narrated by: John C. Zak
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Release date: 03-28-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mickey Cohen and the West Coast Mob

    • Washington's Crackdown on Vegas and Los Angeles 1950-1960
    • By: Bradley Lewis
    • Narrated by: John C. Zak
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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    Mickey Cohen, who died in 1976, was a colorful, feared West Coast gangster-gambler who knew the biggest names in Hollywood....

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    • By Mick on 01-17-18

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    • Mickey Cohen The Rat Pack Years

    • The Elder Statesman's Life and Times 1960-1976
    • By: Bradley Lewis
    • Narrated by: John C. Zak
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
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    Mickey Cohen, who died in 1976, was a colorful, feared West Coast gangster-gambler who knew the biggest names in Hollywood including the Rat Pack....

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    • Mazie Was Crazy

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    • By: Bradley Lewis
    • Narrated by: Josiah John Bildner
    • Length: 15 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Bradley Lewis knew at a very early age that he didn't quite fit in, or more likely that he wasn't quite welcome. His look back illuminates a disturbing and peculiar seesaw Long Island childhood....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Life story.

    • By Leah on 08-02-17

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    • One Big Chunk

    • A Really, Really True Memoir
    • By: Dr. Louise Bradley, Bradley Lewis
    • Narrated by: Kathy Prentkowski
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dr. Louise Bradley wouldn't say woke up in the back of a hideous Hummer limo, the kind used for pornos, proms, weddings, and bar mitzvahs....

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    • By Susan Segovia-Munoz on 08-14-17

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    • Great White Doctor

    • By: Bradley Lewis
    • Narrated by: Kirk Ziegler
    • Length: 16 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Great White Doctor is an extraordinarily realistic account of celebrity doctors and their aberrant social lives....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Frighting fiction about NY top doctors life

    • By MC on 07-04-13

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    • Long Island Purgatory

    • By: Bradley Lewis
    • Narrated by: Brandon McKernan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
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    Long Island Purgatory is a touching, funny, memoir with fictional elements that captures the voice of a soon-to-be thirteen-year-old, skeptical of approaching adulthood....

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    • The Bloomingdale Code

    • By: Bradley Lewis
    • Narrated by: John C. Zak
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lewis' latest thriller, The Bloomingdale Code, is a well-researched page-turner about secret religious tenets, ancient medical ritual, conspiracies, and modern-day international politics....

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