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Umbrella Mike The True Story of the Chicago Gangster Behind the Indy 500

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ISBN-10: 1560259663

ISBN-13: 9781560259664

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brock Yates

List price: $14.95
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He was known as "Umbrella Mike": a hard man among the beautiful people. He moved among the elite of New York society with little notice, his sharply cocked fedora, broad Irish face, and ever present cigar setting him apart from the celebrities and socialites. Umbrella Mike is Michael Joseph Boyle, the corrupt leader of Chicago's most powerful union and a Chicago gangster on friendly terms with Al Capone. Passionate about high-class automobiles, Mike Boyle was one of the few who could afford the luxury of racing during the hardship of the Depression. In 1937, dogged by adverse publicity and a barrage of disasters, the prestigious Vanderbilt Cup was held on Long Island. Brock Yates chronicles…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 6/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English