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I heard good things about this book and its author and decided to read it. It was OK, not great like many reviews suggest. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jerry Wilt
It was a zeitgeist throwback to those great NY Daily News days of the mid-70's. Breslin's reporting skills are at their keenest here. Read morePublished 8 months ago by BDavidMc
The material is quite repetitive and goes from one story to the next but all stories are basically the same: one bad guy does not like what another guy does and kills him. Read morePublished 18 months ago by swingman
This is nothing special, but Breslin is a fine writer. He should stick to journalism as he shot his wad with "The Gang that Couldn't Shoot Straight."Published 19 months ago by Carole
I've never been a big fan of Jimmy Breslin, who I met a few times when I was a NY City sportswriter in the 1970's and 1980's. Read morePublished on June 16, 2013 by Joe Bruno Sr.
Every author is entitled to have one bad book before I stop reading their work and this was at the top of that list. I was extremely disappointed in this story and the way Mr. Read morePublished on March 20, 2013 by Amazon Customer
I bought this book because I enjoy Breslin; he's more important than what he describes, a murderer testifying against those even worse. Read morePublished on July 20, 2011 by James Hercules Sutton