EBOOK Montreals Irish Mafia


Montreals Irish Mafia

Montreals Irish Mafia review ↠ 103 Their names resonate with organized crime in Montreal the Matticks MacAllisters Johnstons and Griffins and Peter Dunie Ryan They are the Irish euivalent of the infamous Rizzuto and Cotroni families and the Mom Bouchers and Walter Stadnicks of the Hells Angels Award winning producer journalist and author D'Arcy O'Connor narrates the genesis and rise to power of one of Montreal's most powerful violent and colorful criminal organizations It is the West End Gang whose members controlled the docks and fought the Hells Angels and Mafia for their share of the city's prostitution gambling loan sharking and drug dealing At times th. If you re from Montreal or are interested in the criminal history of the city you ll find this read informative and weirdly nostalgic O Conner covers decades here from the 1940 s onward He follows the rise and often brutal fall of infamous mobsters and lesser lights It s a violent ride but there are moments of humour Not all criminals are geniuses you know My one disappointment was that this paperback edition replaced photos of the players with pencil drawings Worthwhile read for the history though

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Montreals Irish Mafia review ↠ 103 Pectacular Brinks robbery in 1976 using the money to broker a major heroin and cocaine trafficking ring It took over the Port of Montreal controlling the flow of drugs into the city drugs which the Mafia funnelled to New York The West End Gang had connections to the cocaine cartel in Colombia; hashish brokers in Morocco and France; and marijuana growers in Mexico The gang imported drugs on an enormous scale One bust that took place off the coast of Angola in 2006 involved 225 tonnes of hashish destined for Montreal The West End Gang is a ripping tale that unveils yet another chapter in Montreal's colorful criminal underwor. Very interesting book I found it focused on other mafia groups Italians Hells Angels etc as much as or than the Irish at times and was difficult to follow in that respect O Connor did a great job of tying it all together in the end though and it was nice he was able to add his personal input in the footnotes making it authentic

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Montreals Irish Mafia review ↠ 103 Ey did not disdain forging alliances with rival gangs when huge profits were at stake or when a killing needed to be carried out The West End Gang the Irish Mafia of Montreal is a legendary beast They sprang out of the impoverished southwest of the city some looking for ways to earn enough just to survive some wanting than a job in an abattoir or on a construction site In that sense they were no different from other immigrants from Italy and other European countries A shortcut to wealth was their common goal And Montreal with its burgeoning post WWII population was ripe for the picking The Irish Mob made headlines with a s. You d think a story about the mafia or loose affiliation of badasses would be interesting This was about as interesting as reading an affidavit Such a shame

  • Paperback
  • 273
  • Montreals Irish Mafia
  • DArcy OConnor
  • English
  • 05 October 2020
  • 9780470158906

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    EBOOK Montreals Irish Mafia Written in the style of newspaper columns than a solid narrative this book offers the best and only view of the West End Gang O'Connor may be a superb columnist; but his book is not impressive There is a terrible attempt to describe Irish or

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    EBOOK Montreals Irish Mafia No real narrative of a list of people places dates and events in no particular order Interesting to read about a specific event or crime but beyond that really difficult to read

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    characters á eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ DArcy OConnor DArcy OConnor ´ 3 characters EBOOK Montreals Irish Mafia Very interesting book I found it focused on other mafia groups Italians Hells Angels etc as much as or than the Irish at times and was difficult to follow in that respect O'Connor did a great job of tying it all together in the end t

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    read & download Montreals Irish Mafia DArcy OConnor ´ 3 characters characters á eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ DArcy OConnor Details on the making of a city within a city Many Montreal institutions have been shaped by the mob such as the gay and lesbian club life restaurants discos the gay village construction cheese factories ect ect

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    EBOOK Montreals Irish Mafia Interesting read given I grew up in one of the areas often mentioned I was very surprised at the level of violence between the gangs that I was not aware of I also knew some of the place and people names noted I would recommend the book to anyone who was there in the 70s 37

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