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Title:
The black hand : the bloody rise and redemption of "Boxer" Enriquez, a Mexican mob killer
Author:
Blatchford, Chris.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Morrow, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xx, 332 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Blood in, blood out -- Mexican Mafia history -- Boxer beginnings -- Drugs, dealing, robbing, and rebellion -- Boxer graduates to college (prison) -- The wrecking crew -- Boxer and the black hand -- Mafia politics : like swimming with sharks in a bloody pool -- Back outside : the brutality of the streets -- Preserving hoodlum honor -- Boxer meets steely-eyed Chuco -- Hit the streets like a wildman -- Shifting loyalties and sweet revenge -- A reign of terror -- Learning a sweet lucrative scam -- Hungry pirhanas in a tank -- Die like a man, you punk -- Mafia gratitude goes only so far -- La Eme goes to Hollywood -- Drive-bys, drugs and the Pepsi generation Mafia -- Dealing with pure evil -- The Eme plot to kill the governor of California -- Operation Pelican Drop -- Calling the shots from prison -- Baby killers -- Dead men don't pay -- Chuco rolls on La Eme -- A rat or just smart? -- A mini-mob convention -- Boxer, Bat, and the Tijuana drug cartel -- It was just business -- Race riot madness -- Phony peace talks -- Growing mob-weary -- Man is made or unmade by himself -- Missing life -- Dropping out of the mob -- A wonderful break -- You can't play by the rules -- La Eme spreading like a cancer -- Trying to be more.
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ISBN:
9780061257292
Format :
Book

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