By Charles Willeford
A brand new paperback version of the neo-noir novel publication critics have referred to as Willeford's top. Fast-talking, backstabbing, womanizing artwork critic Jacques Figueras will do whatever - blackmail, housebreaking, fencing, assassination - to extra his occupation. Crossing the artwork global with the underworld, Willeford expands his noir palette to incorporate colours of sunny Florida and bizarre tints of Surrealism whilst Figueras takes a role for an paintings collector who doesn't care how his paintings is accrued, no matter if it consists of murder.
Originally released 1971.
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But by the time the identification was made, a couple of killers had gunned down Dutch Schultz in a Newark chop house. Despite the war, it is not certain that Amberg was killed by Schultz. A more convincing theory attributed Pretty’s passing to a gang of armed robbers he had joined and offended by insisting on taking virtually all the loot for himself. Another view held that both Amberg and Schultz were “put to sleep” by the increasingly dominant national crime syndicate bossed by Lucky Luciano and Meyer Lansky.
It was at this time that laundry bags stuffed with corpses among the various criminal combines, but after his death in 1924 the Unione presidency became a hot seat. Bloody Angelo Genna took over as president, only to be murdered in May 1925. Al Capone, who was not a Sicilian and thus not eligible for membership, wanted to place his consigliere, Tony Lombardo, in the office but decided to wait for an election. In the meantime Samoots walked into the Unione’s offices with two armed confederates, Abe “Bummy” Goldstein and Eddie Zion, and declared himself elected.
Quite naturally, the first thing the mother asked was if her daughter was still alive. By the end of the day, Mrs. Allison told her the answer: Debbie was dead. Mrs. ” She toured the area with police, reporters and a friend of the Klines. After a while, she was able to reconstruct the crime. She saw Debbie driving home from the hospital and two cars, a yellow one and a black one, forcing her off the road. According to a local newspaper account: “She was taken from her car in one of the other cars to a place where she was molested.