Gangster: The biography of the international drug trafficker John Gilligan

Maverick House
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Gangster is the critically acclaimed biography of John Gilligan, the biggest drugs trafficker to emerge from the Irish underworld. The book is an extraordinarily account of how a young Dubliner became a multi-millionaire criminal. It uses first-hand interviews with Gilligan, his thugs, friends, family, enemies, anti-drugs activists, members of the IRA and the police. It tells of violence, kidnapping, shootings, criminal espionage, drug dealing and how criminal gangs vied for power to control the Irish trade in drugs.Shocking, fascinating and frightening, Gangster also tells the story behind the murder of Veronica Guerin, the crime reporter. Fully updated and revised with new photographs.
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About the author

John Mooney is one of Ireland's leading journalists and an expert on crime and terrorism. He currently reports on crime for the Sunday Times and regularly contributes to BBC, RTE, and Channel 4 news programmes.

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Publisher
Maverick House
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Published on
Jan 7, 2015
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Pages
300
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ISBN
9781905379996
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Language
English
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Genres
Social Science / Criminology
True Crime / General
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