Robert Lacey : Little Man

$15.00

This book is used and shows some wear on the DJ in the spine area otherwise very little wear. The book has been read but is in excellent condition, this is a First Edition and the book was printed in 1991. Little Man is a book about organized crime unlike any other yet written. In this brilliant biography and social history, Robert Lacey separates the strands of fact and legend in Myer Lansky's career, revealing a truth about the gangster life in America that is far more fascinating and dramatic than fiction. Lansky's life involves his personal life including his fights with his first (insane) wife and his relationship with his second wife hated by all three children. There are anecdotes about his rebellious daughter Sandra, his emotionally crippled son Paul and his physically crippled son Buddy. In one of the anecdotes Paul's daughter, Myra Lansky, tries to contact him after 8 years of silence only to be told by Sandra to respect Paul's privacy. (like a father has a right to completely ignore and forget about his children). Another anecdote concerns the fact that Meyer blamed Buddy's wife for his financial troubles and Buddy told his wife "my dad thinks we should get a divorce" and on that alone, divorced her.

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  • Model: 0-316-51168-4
  • Shipping Weight: 2lbs
  • 1 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Little Brown


This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 08 April, 2008.

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