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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
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    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, was a confidant of Bugsy Siegel, a friend of Las Vegas' late Liz Renay and on first names with the biggest guys in the Mafia, plus Frank Sinatra, Richard Nixon and Billy Graham. Brad Lewis' book about Cohen draws from thousands of resources - a virtual treasure trove of Mafia-related books, articles and interviews.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good read

    • By Ryan Pettengill on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    This is the true story of Mickey Cohen, when he was pursued on a daily basis by the Gangster Squad, LAPD, and the FBI. The whirlwind years 1937-1950 provide a detailed personal and mob history of the famous Los Angeles gangster. 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, was a confidant of Bugsy Siegel, a friend of Las Vegas' late Liz Renay and on first names with the biggest guys in the Mafia, plus Frank Sinatra, Richard Nixon, and Billy Graham.

    • 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