American Gangster: And Other Tales of New York

Version: Unabridged
Author: Mark Jacobson
Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Genres: Non-Fiction
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: October 2007
# of Units: 8 CDs
Length: 10 hours
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The movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Russell Crowe and Denzel Washington will hit theaters on November 2, 2007. In American Gangster, Mark Jacobson's captivating account of the life of Frank Lucas (the basis for the forthcoming major motion picture) joins other tales of New York City from the past thirty years. The collection features a number of Jacobson's most famous essays, as well as previous unpublished work and recent articles on 9/11 conspiracy theorists, America's #1 escort, and Harlem's own Charles Rangel, the new chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. American Gangster is a vibrant, many-layered portrait of the most fascinating city in the world, by one of the most acclaimed journalists of our time.

Reviews (1)

American Gangster

Written by Anonymous on February 17th, 2012

  • Book Rating: 1/5

This book sucks, be careful and don't waste your time.

Author Details

Author Details

Jacobson, Mark

Mark Jacobson has been a contributing editor to Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, Esquire, and New York. He is the author of 12,000 Miles in the Nick of Time: A Semi-Dysfunctional Family Circumnavigates the Globe; Teenage Hipster in the Modern World; and the novels Gojiro and Everyone and No One.