Detroit's infamous Purple Gang
- 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kirtland Community College Library||HV 6439 .U5 K38 2008||30775305517493||General Collection||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780738552385
- ISBN: 0738552380
127 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Charleston, SC : Arcadia Pub., ©2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references (page 126) and index.|
|Summary, etc.:||Chronicles "the Purples from their days as a juvenile street gang through their rise to power and eventual self-destruction. Using rare police department mug shots and group photographs, the book transports readers through the dark side of Prohibition-era Detroit history. Detroit had a gold rush atmosphere and a thriving black market during the 1920's that attracted gangsters and unsavory characters from all over the country"--P.  of cover.|
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