Brutal: The Untold Story of My Life Inside Whitey Bulger's Irish Mob by Kevin Weeks

Brutal: The Untold Story of My Life Inside Whitey Bulger's Irish Mob

byKevin Weeks, Phyllis Karas

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I grew up in the Old Colony housing project in South Boston and became partners with James "Whitey" Bulger, who I always called Jimmy.

Jimmy and I, we were unstoppable. We took what we wanted. And we made people disappear—permanently. We made millions. And if someone ratted us out, we killed him. We were not nice guys.

I found out that Jimmy had been an FBI informant in 1999, and my life was never the same. When the feds finally got me, I was faced with something Jimmy would have killed me for—cooperating with the authorities. I pled guilty to twenty-nine counts, including five murders. I went away for five and a half years.

I was brutally honest on the witness stand, and this book is brutally honest, too; the brutal truth that was never before told. How could it? Only three people could tell the true story. With one on the run and one in jail for life, it falls on me.

About The Author

Kevin Weeks is out of prison and living a clean life in Massachusetts.Phyllis Karas is the coauthor of two previous books. She is a contributor toPeoplemagazine and an adjunct professor at the Boston University School of Journalism. She lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts, with her husband.
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Title:Brutal: The Untold Story of My Life Inside Whitey Bulger's Irish MobFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.8 inPublished:March 13, 2007Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061148067

ISBN - 13:9780061148064

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“A dazzling story...Brutal is the most revealing and chilling true crime story that I have ever read.”