The Hamilton Mob and the Politics of Organized Crime
From: Their Town
The study of organized crime in the city describes how a group of men have been able to develop a criminal empire that ruthlessly exploits the public while at the same time having politicians allay public fears by denying its very existence.
BILL FREEMAN is an award-winning historian, novelist, and screenwriter. Among his other books are Far from Home: Canadians in the First World War, co-authored with Richard Nielsen; A Magical Place: Toronto Island and Its People; Casa Loma: Toronto's Fairy-Tale Castle and Its Owner Sir Henry Pellatt, recipient of the Heritage Toronto Award of Merit in 1999; and 1005: Political Life in a Union Local.