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American gangster

a novelization

by Max Allan Collins

  • 196 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Tor in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heroin industry -- Fiction,
  • Drug dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction,
  • Police -- New York (State) -- New York -- Fiction,
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    After the death of his mentor, Frank Lucas rises to become the drug czar of Harlem--a wealthy, successful, powerful, and untouchable kingpin--until the arrival of Richie Roberts, an honest NYPD drug enforcement investigator determined to bring him down.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Max Allan Collins.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsZaillian, Steven.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290 p. ;
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23086309M
    ISBN 100765359014
    ISBN 109780765359018

      Frank Lucas, the Harlem drug kingpin immortalized in Ridley Scott’s crime film American Gangster, died Thursday at the age of Lucas’ nephew Aldwan Lassiter confirmed his . With the success of American Gangster, the fictionalized story of drug lord Frank Lucas’ life, more and more true crime books on inner-city street legends, hustlers and players have been appearing in .

    Read "American Gangster Book 1" by available from Rakuten Kobo. I knew my luck had run out and bolted before the cops could get out their car. My heart was pounding as I jumped over fe Brand:   Directed by Ridley Scott. With Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin. An outcast New York City cop is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas, /

    Apart from the detail that he was a heroin dealer, Frank Lucas' career would be an ideal case study for a business school. "American Gangster" tells his success story. Inheriting a crime empire from his . Skip navigation Sign in. Search.


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