White Shadow

White Shadow

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Penguin Putnam
Tampa, Florida, 1955: a city pulsing with Sicilian and Cuban gangsters, smoky clubs, cigar factories, light, voices, and rum. The bludgeoning death of mob boss Charlie Wall sends shock waves rippling through the communities, setting cops and reporters and associates, known and unknown, scrambling to discover the truth. The truth is that there are many more surprises to come. As the trail winds through neighborhoods, rich and poor, enmeshing the corrupt and innocent alike, all the way down to the streets of pre-revolutionary Havana, an extraordinary story of revenge, honor, and greed begins to emerge. But that is only the beginning. For Charlie Wall had his secrets, and he guarded them well. And those secrets will have repercussions.

Baker & Taylor
A tale based on a true story finds 1955 Tampa, Florida, rocked by the surprising murder of mob boss Charlie Wall, whose demise sparks a scramble among local cops, reporters, and former associates to discern the truth about his death and the many secrets that marked his life. 30,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
Tampa, Florida, 1955: a city pulsing with Sicilian and Cuban gangsters, cigar factories, sweet rum, and violence. The bludgeoning death of retired kingpin Charlie Wall shocks the city and sends cops and reporters and associates scrambling to discover the truth. When the old White Shadow ruled the city, plenty of his enemies tried - and failed - to kill him. Now many are left wondering about the final hand of the old bootlegger and gambler. As the trail winds through neighborhoods rich and poor, enmeshing the innocent and corrupt alike all the way down to the streets and casinos of Havana, an extraordinary story of revenge, honor, and greed emerges. For Charlie Wall had his secrets, and he guarded them well. And those secrets could destroy a criminal empire and ignite a revolution.

Baker
& Taylor

The murder of mob boss Charlie Wall in Tampa, Florida sparks a scramble among local cops, reporters, and former associates to discern the truth about his death and the many secrets that marked his life.

Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2006]
Copyright Date: ©2006
ISBN: 9780399153556
0399153551
Branch Call Number: MYS Atkins, A 2006
Characteristics: 370 pages : illustrations, color map ; 24 cm

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