The author, on the spot, circa 1993.
Bad Seeds in the Big Apple Gangster City

Praise for Pat Downey:

"Pat Downey has surpassed himself with this fascinating rogue's gallery of urban banditry in the 1920-40 period."
Rick Mattix, author of The Complete Public Enemy Almanac

Bad Seeds in the Big Apple, like its predecessor Gangster City, is a fast and fun ride through two of New York City's wildest decades.
Rose Keefe, author of The Starker: Big Jack Zelig, the Becker-Rosenthal Case, and the Advent of the Jewish Gangster