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Author Matthews, Rupert.

Title You wouldn't want to be a Chicago gangster! : some dangerous characters you'd better avoid / written by Rupert Matthews ; illustrated by Mark Bergin ; created and designed by David Salariya.

Imprint New York : Franklin Watts, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 364.1 MAT    Available
Description 32 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Series You wouldn't want to--
You wouldn't want to--
Note Includes index.
Contents Looking for work -- Into the gang -- Numbers racket -- The gambling den -- Spying in the speakeasy -- Due north -- The wheelman -- Running the protection racket -- Packing heat -- Money laundering -- The boss -- Final reckoning.
Summary "Keep your cool. If you panic and reveal your true identity, you'll be in big trouble. Stay away from thugs "packing heat." These ruthless gangsters are armed and very dangerous. Step on it! As a wheelman, you'll have to drive a gateway car at top speed. Don't get too comfy. Some gangsters lead a life of luxury. Don't forget that their money has beeen stolen from honest folks" --Cover, p. 4.
Subject Gangsters -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Organized crime -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Gangsters -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Organized crime -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Bergin, Mark, 1961- illustrator.
Salariya, David.
Added Title You would not want to be a Chicago gangster
ISBN 9780531204702
0531204707
9780531228258 paperback
0531228258 paperback
9780606151320
060615132X

 
    
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