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Mr. New Orleans The Life of a Big Easy Underworld Legend (Hardcover)

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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 1597776165
ISBN-13: 9781597776165
Sku: 210517641
Publish Date: 8/13/2012
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 1.25T
Pages:  314
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Meticulously researched and supported by FBI records and official court documents, Mr. New Orleans is the story of how a shy Cajun altar boy from Marksville, Louisiana, became a championship bodybuilder, an unbeaten pro boxer, and finally a New Orleans criminal kingpin--without ever losing his affable nature. Simultaneously an action-packed true-crime memoir, (with a new twist on the Kennedy assassination) and an authentic street history of The Big Easy, here''s the rags-to-racketeering story that could only have come from America''s most infamous outlaw city.

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Meticulously researched and supported by FBI records and court documents, a memoir cowritten by a New Orleans gangster tells the story of how a shy Cajun alter boy from Marksville, Louisiana, became a championship body builder, an unbeaten pro boxer, and finally a New Orleans criminal kingpin.

Meticulously researched and supported by FBI records and official court documents, Mr. New Orleans is the story of how a shy Cajun altar boy from Marksville, Louisiana, became a championship bodybuilder, an unbeaten pro boxer, and finally a New Orleans criminal kingpin—without ever losing his affable nature. Simultaneously an action-packed true-crime memoir, (with a new twist on the Kennedy assassination) and an authentic street history of The Big Easy, here’s the rags-to-racketeering story that could only have come from America’s most infamous outlaw city.

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Expert Review Mr. New Orleans: The Life of a Big Easy Underworld Legend by Frenchy Brouillet and Matthew Randazzo V - Book Review
By: Miss Bob Etier Blogcritics.org Reviews
Published on: 2/4/2010 2:00 AM
Pimp, hustler, mobster and all-around nice guy (to hear him tell it) Frenchy Brouillet jumpstarts the imagination for a glorious joy-ride through a New Orleans that once was, in Mr. New Orleans: The Life of a Big Easy Underworld Legend. Frenchy is aided in this endeavor by Matthew Randazzo V who felt no compunction to edit Mr. Brouillette’s colorful commentary. Although Mr. New Orleans serves up one crime after another, the book makes us nostalgic for a French Quarter we never experienced. While skanks abound, somehow Frenchy convinces us he wasn’t as skanky as the rest of them. He is, however, clearly impressed with his own looks and physique, circa 1953 through 1975. His overwhelming ego is tempered by his acknowledged intellectual, emotional, and social deficits. ...read the full review
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