Wicked Syracuse: A History of Sin in Salt City by Neil K. MacMillan

By Neil K. MacMillan

Gangsters, teach theft, forgery and prostitution--these misdeeds are extra usually linked to ny urban or the Wild West, yet make no mistake, Syracuse, manhattan, has housed its justifiable share of vice and sinners. A rebellion brought on politicians to make Syracuse a urban within the first position. a guy who billed himself as "Dillinger the second one" as soon as walked 'Cuse's streets, and a infamous gangster boasted of his wish to retire in Salt urban. on the finish of the 19th century, neither legislations enforcement nor fervent clergy might cease rampant illicit playing. neighborhood writer Neil MacMillan excursions town of Syracuse, unearthing stories of its so much notorious citizens and their dastardly deeds--from unusual murders to bounty jumpers to vandals.

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