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    • Gangster Squad

    • Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los Angeles
    • By: Paul Lieberman
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 13 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 53

    Gangster Squad chronicles the true story of the secretive police unit that waged an anything-goes war to drive Mickey Cohen and other hoodlums from Los Angeles after WWII. In 1946, the LAPD launched the Gangster Squad with eight men who met covertly on street corners and slept with Tommy guns under their beds. But for two cops, all that mattered was nailing the strutting gangster Mickey Cohen. Sgt. Jack O’Mara was a square-jawed church usher, Sgt. Jerry Wooters a cynical maverick....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I read it & felt like I lived it

    • By Ted H. on 03-18-18

    Regular price: $27.99