Summary and Analysis of Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal

Based on the Book by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
Author(s): Worth Books
Original Publish Date: Jan 31, 2017
Product Number: EB00693369
Released: Jan 31, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781504043755
Publisher: Worth Books
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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Black Masstells you what you need to know-before or after you read Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Black Mass by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill includes: -Historical context -Chapter-by-chapter summaries -Detailed timeline of important events -Important quotes -Fascinating trivia -Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill's Black Mass: The New York Times-bestselling Black Mass is a groundbreaking true crime story about the Mafia, the FBI, and the Irish Mob in between them. Journalists Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill expose a decades-long partnership between FBI agent John Connolly and notorious Boston mob boss Whitey Bulger. Connolly taps childhood friend-turned-Irish mobster Bulger to be an informant. But soon enough, Bulger is the one pulling the strings, convincing Connolly to cover up his dirty deeds. This corrupt deal results in a web of crimes including racketeering, drugs, and murder, all leading to an FBI rocked by scandal when the truth comes out. Shocking and enlightening, Black Mass is an Edgar Award-winning book that magnifies the fine line between law and lawlessness. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.