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snatch racket

Edward Dean Sullivan

snatch racket

by Edward Dean Sullivan

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Published by The Vanguard press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kidnapping.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edward Dean Sullivan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6598 .S8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p.
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6773160M
    LC Control Number32010403
    OCLC/WorldCa5764892

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Kidnapping for ransom, the Snatch Racket, became a nefarious fad during the Prohibition and the Great Depression, the decades of s and 30s. Smith and Rogers have done a masterful job of research, embedding these crime stories within snatch racket book historical construct, which both sets the stage for the crime and concludes with its legal resolution/5(5).

Exposing a spree of kidnappings referred to as the snatch racket, true accounts of the crimes and the unfortunate victims are revealed. Driven by greed, desperation, or sheer stupidity, this detailed Bringing a dark and forgotten era into vivid life, this fascinating history explores a booming criminal enterprise that was spawned in California /5.

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A second book, California Snatch Racket: Kidnappings in the Prohibition and Depression Years is now complete and will be published by Craven Street Books, release planned for Spring Co-authored with noted radio personality, writer and historian W.

Lane Rogers, it offers a new looks at the kidnapping trend of the early twentieth century. Get this from a library. The California snatch racket: kidnappings during the Prohibition and Depression eras. [James R Smith; W Lane Rogers] -- In California in the s and s, kidnapping --nicknamed "the snatch racket" by a cynical newspaperman--was the most booming criminal enterprise around.

Driven by greed, desperation and. Richly illustrated, this book reflects the newspaper, police, court and prison accounts of the times written in a style that places the reader on the scene. Avoiding supposition and sensationalism, the book offers true accounts of the crimes and the people.

Snatch Racket - $ S&H, Tax incl. Bringing a dark and forgotten era into vivid life, this fascinating history explores a booming criminal enterprise that was spawned in California in the s and s. Exposing a spree of kidnappings referred to as the "snatch racket," true accounts of the crimes and the Author: James R Smith.

The case became the "trial of the century." It is against this backdrop that Smith and Rogers convincingly position The California Snatch Racket, painting a grim picture of a nation in the economic turmoil leading up to the Second World War.

The book begins with the kidnapping of Brooke Hart in San Jose. Richly illustrated, California Snatch Racket reflects newspaper, police, court and prison accounts of the times written in a style that places the reader on the scene.

Avoiding supposition and sensationalism, the book offers true accounts of the crimes and the people. California Snatch Racket: Kidnappings During the Prohibition and Bringing a dark and forgotten era into vivid life, this fascinating history explores a booming criminal enterprise that was spawned in California in the s and : Linden Publishing.

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English, "Although never more than twelve to twenty members—depending on who was in or out of jail Founded by: James Coonan. In some ways, Sullivan's pessimistic outlook proved to be true and was explored in Sullivan's next book on racketeers: The Snatch Racket, published in the UK as This Kidnapping Business in —publisher John Lane perhaps feeling that the American slang term for kidnapping had not yet penetrated deeply enough into British culture.

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