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The Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime: From Captain Kidd to Mom Boucher

Peter Edwards, Michel Auger McClelland & Stewart, 2012 - True Crime - 304 pages 0 Reviewshttps://books.google.com/books/about/The_Encyclopedia_of_Canadian_Organized_C.html?id=Pi08FdhWKI8C

Unbeknownst to most, there has always been an active circle of crime in Canada. From Al Capone, who dodged the "heat" during Prohobition in a network of tunnels under Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, to Montreal's Rizutto family, this updated edition of The Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime profiles the most notorious criminals this country has ever seen. Reporters Peter Edwards and Michel Auger pool their research and expertise to provide a compendium of the personalities and crimes that have kept Canadian law enforcement busy for centuries.

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Peter Edwards
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About the author (2012)

PETER EDWARDS, a reporter for the Toronto Star, has appeared on CBC Newsworld, CBC Radio's As It Happens, and the BBC. He is also the author of several other books, including One Dead Indian: The Premier, the Police, and the Ipperwash Crisis and A Mother's Story: The Fight to Save My Son David (with Joyce Milgaard), both of which were shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Awards for Canada's top non-fiction crime book.

MICHEL AUGER has has been a journlist with Le Nouvelliste, Metro-Express, radio station CKVL, and La Presse. He was a member of the CBC-TV's Connections series, a producer for CBC's fifth estate, and was a reporter with Le Journal de Montreal until his retirement in 2006. In 2000, he was shot several times in the back, probably by bikers in retaliation for his crime reporting, and wrote about it in The Biker Who Shot Me.

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Title The Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime: From Captain Kidd to Mom Boucher Authors Peter Edwards, Michel Auger Edition illustrated, revised Publisher McClelland & Stewart, 2012 ISBN 0771030495, 9780771030499 Length 304 pages Subjects True Crime  › Organized Crime

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