For Fans of Boardwalk Empire

The new season of Boardwalk Empire begins tomorrow night. You can relive the past seasons by checking out the DVDs from the library. You can also try these other materials from our collection.

 

Books

Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic Cityby Nelson Johnson

Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City by Nelson Johnson

Examines the political rivalries and corrupt practices which lead to the creation of Atlantic City.

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Gangsters: Portraits in Crime

by Joshua B. Feder

Explores the rise and fall of underworld figures.

Kill the Irishman by Rick Porrello

Kill the Irishman

by Rick Porrello

Describes Danny Greene's battle against organized crime in Cleveland. You may request the movie version through our  interlibrary loan service.

The Last Good Time by Jonathan Van Meter

The Last Good Time

by Jonathan Van Meter

This book provides a portrait of Skinny D'Amato, the owner of 500 Club, who contributed to the rise of Atlantic City.

Yakuza Moon by Shoko Tendo

Yakuza Moon

by Shoko Tendo

In this shocking memoir, Shoko Tendo discusses her life as the daughter of a Yakuza boss.

 

DVDs

American Gangster

American Gangster

Frank Lucas becomes the number one importer of heroin in Harlem, and Richie Roberts, an honest policeman, is determined to bring him down.

Chinatown

Chinatown

Private eye Jake Gittes uncovers personal and political scandals after he is hired by a socialite.

Harry Brown

Harry Brown

After his only friend is murdered, Harry Brown takes matters into his own hands and goes after the drug dealers and gangsters.

London Boulevard

London Boulevard

Based on the book by Ken Bruen, an ex-convict tries to stay clear of his past but gets pulled back in when his sister is threatened.

The Untouchables

The Untouchables

Elliot Ness and other law enforcement offices attempt to bring mobster Al Capone to justice.

 

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