by Richard Marinick
Hardcover, 274 pages, Natl Book Network, List Price: $24.95 |
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In a semi-autobiographical first novel by an author who grew up running with the Southie gangs, Jack "Wacko" Curran speaks truth to evil power at the center of guns, drugs, loyalty, and betrayal in the Southie gangs.
December 11, 2004 Richard Marinick used a 10-year prison sentence to develop his writing skills. His novel Boyos portrays life among mobsters in the working class neighborhoods of South Boston. Marinick tells NPR's Scott Simon about the book.
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