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Street Soldier by Edward J. Mackenzie Jr., Phyllis Karas and Ross Muscato

Street Soldier

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Street Soldier by Edward J. Mackenzie Jr., Phyllis Karas and Ross Muscato
Apr 20, 2010 | ISBN 9781586421823

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“Eddie MacKenzie’s graphic account of his life as a violent street criminal in South Boston is almost unspeakably brutal, coldblooded, ruthless, merciless, callous, cruel — and fascinating. Reading it is like happening upon a street crime and entering the perpetrator’s mind.” — John W. Dean in the New York Times Book Review

“An almost unbeatable insider’s account of the mob.”— Library Journal

“MacKenzie is the first ‘predator’ (his description) from the murderous Irish mob in Boston to come forward without an indictment hanging over his head and attempt to tell the ugly truth about an organized crime group that plagued Boston for much of the past 30 years.”— Jonathan Wells in the Boston Herald 

“Americans love their bad guys and . . . books about criminal gangs proliferate and prosper. One of the best is Street Soldier.”— Les Roberts in the Washington Post

“In my 25 years of studying crime and criminals, I have never come across a book quite like Street Soldier. One-third of the way through, I had to put it down, because I was so shaken by the depraved life and gruesome events that it openly describes.” — Richard Moran in the Chicago Tribune

“This memoir is more than just true crime sensationalism or conscience-cleansing confessional. . . . It contains the edginess of a great thriller.”— Publishers Weekly

“A tour of life on the edge with a charming and terrifying rogue.”— Kirkus Reviews

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