Biographies of organized crime and Mafia figures based on Jay Robert Nash’s book Bloodletters and Badmen – A Narrative Encyclopedia of the American. This new edition of Bloodletters and Badmen represents the book’s first major revision. Now Jeffrey Dahmer, Charles Keating, David Koresh, John Wayne Gacy . Bloodletters and Badmen. likes ยท 4 talking about this. Biographies of organized crime and Mafia figures. Based upon Jay Robert Nash’s book.

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Bloodletters and Bad Men by Nash, Jay Robert

Argosy Book Store Published: There is quite the bio if you’re interested in it. Please try again later. I’d be interested to read that one to see how it compares. I still have the original copy of this book belonging to my fatherthat we devoured as my “bedtime reading” as a kid Bloodletters and Bad Men.

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The articles cover all kinds of aspects of American crime, everything from serial killers to bamk robbers and gangsters. Owner’s name on endpage.

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Bloodletters and Badmen

I enjoyed the book very much, but only make it 4 stars since it is a Kindle edition and there were several of the crooks that had passed away or executed. More general than his encyclopedia on organized crime, and hence, probably more accurate.


So far as I know Nash is about the only serious criminologist to believe this theory, and it’s been all but debunked I think by this point in time. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Open to pretty much any page and you’ll find an intriguing article; and with over six hundred pages there’s certainly a lot to get through.

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Adam rated it it was amazing Jun 19, Ex-library with usual markings and labels. Snd more about Amazon Prime. I read this a long time ago, when I was an impressionable youth. There are over photographs and lithographs and a thorough bibliography. Bloodletters and Badmen by Jay Robert Nash. I remember those books. Scarce in this format.

There’s plenty of criminals out there, but Nash rounded up in prose the major ones and a lot of others as well. Showing best matches Show all copies. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Don’t have a Kindle? The greatest bathroom book ever! Aug 23, Kelly and the Book Boar rated it really liked it Shelves: Or maybe there’s already another volume that I don’t know about.

Good reference, I think I first learned about this in an interview with Bill Pronzini. The famous, the infamous and the lesser known ere represented here, from John Billington hanged in as America’s first murderer to Bloodletter Dillinger, to Abner “Longy” Zwillman.


It took awhile to read it but it was very interesting and full of photos of old school gangsters. He inflates notorious mass murderer H.

Dark gray boards with red and silver lettering to spine and front. Wendy rated it it was amazing Jan 29, Evans, New York, pages. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Leads you to a lot of other interesting books. I found this book lurking on a bookshelf at my parent’s house over Christmas and decided to give it a read as I’m currently on a true crime kick.

My grandpa was from Chicago and he ran around in that part of the city when he was young so he must’ve been fascinated with that era. Find Rare Books Book Value. Pretty gruesome stuff,but I enjoyed reading every single page a lot of forgotten serial killers that will send chills down your spine not to mention all those infamous gangsters that I think no one even heard of good source of information on crime in Americas history that’s for sure. Kevin Cole rated it liked it May 21,