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Meyer Lansky

Criminal (2-Jul-1902 — 15-Jan-1983)


Dennis Eisenberg; Uri Dan; Eli Landau. Meyer Lansky: Mogul of the Mob. New York: Paddington Press. 1979. 346pp.

Robert Lacey. Little Man: Meyer Lansky and the Gangster Life. Boston: Little, Brown. 1991. 691pp.

Hank Messick. Lansky. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1971. 286pp.

Art Montague. Meyer Lansky: The Shadowy Exploits of New York's Master Manipulator. Altitude Publishing Canada Limited. 2005. 142pp.


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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.400)

  8. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.90)

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