Here is a list of the best Gangster books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Gangster: A Novel (2002)
- Gangster Prayer: Relentlessly Pursuing God with Passion and Great Expectation (2019)
- The Gangster (An Isaac Bell Adventure) (2017)
- A Gangster’s Revenge (Volume 1) (2015)
- Gangster Warlords (2017)
- A Gangster’s Revenge 2: Family Over Everything (Volume 2) (2015)
- Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day (2019)
- The Gangster We Are All Looking For (2004)
- Original Gangster: The Real Life Story of One of America’s Most Notorious Drug Lords (2011)
- A Gangster’s Revenge III: The Rise of a King (Volume 3) (2016)
- Gangsters Without Borders: An Ethnography of a Salvadoran Street Gang (Issues of Globalization:Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology) (2012)
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Gangster: A Novel (2002)
Born in the midst of tragedy and violence and raised in the shadow of a shocking secret, young Angelo Vestieri chooses to flee both his past and his father to seek a second family—the criminals who preside over early 20th century New York.
Gangster Prayer: Relentlessly Pursuing God with Passion and Great Expectation (2019)
If you want positive results from prayer, you first need to pray! But so many people who say they believe in the power of prayer actually pray very little . . . or not at all. It’s time to get serious about prayer.
The Gangster (An Isaac Bell Adventure) (2017)
It is 1906, and in New York City, the Italian crime group known as the Black Hand is on a spree: kidnapping, extortion, arson. They like to take the oldest tricks and add dynamite.
A Gangster’s Revenge (Volume 1) (2015)
After serving a long prison bid, Devaughn Mitchell comes home armed with a vengeful heart and a hunger to regain everything he lost. By his side is his sister, Keyz. Beautiful, intelligent, calculating and deadly, she is a Boss in her own right.
Gangster Warlords (2017)
Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. Published 2017 by Bloomsbury, review copy, as new at time of writing (11 Feb 2017), future shelf wear may occur.
A Gangster’s Revenge 2: Family Over Everything (Volume 2) (2015)
In the aftermath of losing DEVAUGHN, those who built their worlds around him must now figure out who they truly are without him. With KEYZ’ betrayal fresh on everyone’s mind, Devauhn’s wife, RAMONA, his mistress, CANDY, and his daughter, DESHANA, are hungry for the feast of revenge. In the streets, bullets are currency and they can buy anybody. So with both sides having unlimited resources, who will win this war?
Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day (2019)
Soldier, Sailor, Frogman, Spy, Airman, Gangster, Kill or Die: How the Allies Won on D-Day is a ground-breaking gripping account of the first 24 hours of the D-Day invasion told by a symphony of incredible accounts of unknown and unheralded members of the Allied – and Axis – forces by one of the world’s most lively historians, Giles Milton
The Gangster We Are All Looking For (2004)
This acclaimed novel reveals the life of a Vietnamese family in America through the knowing eyes of a child finding her place and voice in a new country. In 1978 six refugees—a girl, her father, and four “uncles”—are pulled from the sea to begin a new life in San Diego.
Original Gangster: The Real Life Story of One of America’s Most Notorious Drug Lords (2011)
In his own words, Frank Lucas recounts his life as the former heroin dealer and organized crime boss who ran Harlem during the late 1960s and early 1970s. From being taken under the wing of old time gangster Bumpy Johnson, through one of the most successful drug smuggling operations, to being sentenced to seventy years in prison, Original Gangster is a chilling look at the rise and fall of a modern legacy.
A Gangster’s Revenge III: The Rise of a King (Volume 3) (2016)
DEVAUGHN MITCHELL is back and he’s finally got that bird in hand with his sights set on what lurks in the bush. As he maneuvers his way to his ultimate goal, there are only a few people he can trust and the list is even shorter for those who are safe from his wrath. The Mitchell’s motto is Family over Everything. But will that hold true when the predators become the prey?
Gangsters Without Borders: An Ethnography of a Salvadoran Street Gang (Issues of Globalization:Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology) (2012)
Based on author T.W. Ward’s eight and a half years in Los Angeles conducting participant observation with MS 13, Gangsters Without Borders: An Ethnography of a Salvadoran Street Gang takes an inside look at gang life in the United States and in a global context.
Best Gangster Books Worth Your Attention
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Australian Desperadoes: The Incredible Story of How Australian Gangsters Terrorised California
Author(s): Terry Smyth
ID: 2322158, Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia, Year: 31 July 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Format: epub
Gangsters of Capitalism: Smedley Butler, the Marines, and the Making and Breaking of America's Empire
Author(s): Jonathan M. Katz
ID: 3198319, Publisher: St. Martin's Press, Year: 2022, Size: 29 Mb, Format: epub
Last Gangster in Austin
Author(s): Jesse Sublett
ID: 3301094, Publisher: University of Texas Press, Year: 2022, Size: 12 Mb, Format: epub
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