Low Light: The Plot to Blackmail J. Edgar Hoover [Birth of Organized Crime in Jazz Age Atlantic City] (A Novel)

By: Cutler, Stanley J.

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First edition. Faint crease to front wrapper. 2010 Trade Paperback. 244 pp. Low Light is a mystery thriller set in 1929 when Jazz Age gangsters try to neutralize America's FBI Chief. The infamous political boss, Nucky Johnson, and his partner, the gangster Meyer Lansky, enlist an ex-boxer to take blackmail pictures of the only man who stands in the way of their scheme to form a national crime syndicate. Based on the true story of an historic meeting in Atlantic City when the American Mafia was born, this fast-paced tale involves bootleggers, gamblers, gun molls, flappers, IRA gunmen, and anti-Semitic sea captains. J. EDGAR HOOVER was the Permanent Director of the FBI from 1924 until his death in 1972.  - Why did he deny the existence of organized crime in America?  - Why was 'comped' at racetracks from coast-to-coast throughout his life?- Why did gangsters offer him hospitality as their house guests throughout his life?- Why didn't he marry? (There is no evidence that he ever dated a woman.)Low Light tells an exciting, plausible story that explains these real historical mysteries.Keywords: STANLEY CUTLER LOW LIGHT PLOT TO BLACKMAIL J EDGAR HOOVER FICTION HISTORICAL JAZZ AGE BIRTH OF ORGANIZED CRIME IN ATLANTIC CITY

Title: Low Light: The Plot to Blackmail J. Edgar Hoover [Birth of Organized Crime in Jazz Age Atlantic City] (A Novel)

Author: Cutler, Stanley J.

Categories: Fiction, Historical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Outskirts Press: 2010

ISBN Number: 1432752545

ISBN Number 13: 9781432752545

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2202345