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A guide to gangsters, murderers and weirdos of New York City"s Lower East Side

Eric Ferrara

A guide to gangsters, murderers and weirdos of New York City"s Lower East Side

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- History,
  • Criminals -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Gangsters -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Murderers -- New York (State) -- New York,
  • Lower East Side -- New York (N.Y.) -- History,
  • Lower East Side -- New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric Ferrara.
    GenreGuidebooks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6795.N5 F47 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23230135M
    ISBN 109781596296770
    LC Control Number2009019604
    OCLC/WorldCa324731253


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