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Off Color: The Violent History of Detroit's Notorious Purple Gang - Daniel Waugh
Off Color: The Violent History of Detroit's Notorious Purple Gang
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"Those boys are tainted, off-color!" This plaintive lament from an early 20th century Detroit pushcart merchant was said to have given the Purple Gang their nickname. Off Color is the complete story of how a group of juvenile delinquents rose from robbing street peddlers to become one of the most... show more
"Those boys are tainted, off-color!" This plaintive lament from an early 20th century Detroit pushcart merchant was said to have given the Purple Gang their nickname. Off Color is the complete story of how a group of juvenile delinquents rose from robbing street peddlers to become one of the most notorious bootlegging mobs in history. Due to Detroit's close proximity to Ca
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Format: Paperback
Publisher: In-Depth Editions
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Category:
Crime, True Crime
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Morbid Musings
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5.0 Off Color: The Violent History of Detroit's Notorious Purple Gang
I'm about halfway through with reading "Off Color" Daniel Waugh's latest tome on the American Mafia in particular Detroit's Jewish Purple Gang. I'll give a more detailed review once I finish reading this riveting narrative on the Purple Gang. For starters let me express some of my thoughts while rea...
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