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A gripping true story of violence, double-cross and corruption, Black Mass takes us deep undercover, exposing one of the most outrageous scandals in FBI history.
Boston, 1975. Under a harvest moon, 'Whitey' Bulger, godfather of the Irish Mob, waits for an old school buddy. Since they last met, Little John Connolly has become a high-ranking FBI agent.
Connolly needs an informant - someone with a good view of Boston's dark side. Whitey needs certain priority treatment. Soon the die is cast.
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 309 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 27 mm
Edition: Tie-In - Film Tie-In
Black Mass succeeds admirably in showing just how fragile FBI integrity can be when the good guys lose sight of the truth, the rules, and the law * * Washington Post * *
A jaw-dropping, true-life tale of how two thugs corrupted the FBI * * Baltimore Sun * *
A work of rare lucidity, high drama, journalistic integrity and plain courage -- James Carroll, author of An American Requiem
Black Mass should prompt a reevaluation of the uses and misuses of informers by law-enforcement officials throughout the country * * New York Times Book Review * *