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Mobsters Lament, Ray Celestin

Mobsters Lament, Ray Celestin


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Like every other mobster, the longer he stayed in the life, the closer he got to a shallow grave . . .

New York, 1947. Mob fixer Gabriel Leveson needs to leave this city behind. But his plans to flee are upset when he’s given a job by the boss of all bosses, Frank Costello. A job he can’t turn down . . .

Meanwhile, a killing spree in a Harlem flophouse has left an innocent black man on Death Row. In order to save him, the man’s father—ex-private investigator Michael Talbot—and his old partner Ida Young must track down the real killer. While across town, Ida’s childhood friend Louis Armstrong is on the brink of bankruptcy, until a promoter approaches him with a strange offer to reignite his career.

Both a gripping neo-noir crime novel and a vivid, panoramic portrait of New York, The Mobster's Lament takes you to the heart of a city where the Mob has risen to the height of its powers.

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