By Harvey Aronson. "He had wit and style and charm," says the front of the dust jacket of this book by the co-author of Bailey's The Defense Never Rests. "And the sophisticated friends and the color and flair of a Pal Joey, right out of Guys and Dolls. But the mob called him Crazy Joey, and long before anyone let a contract on his life[sic], he was destined to wind up in the middle of a [sic] Hester Street with bullets in his body..."
This hardcover's dust jacket has seen better days, as you'll see in the pics (it's more tape than cover in some spots), but the author photo and its glorious sideburns remain eternal. Page toning as well, mild rubbing to the boards, and the hinge is a bit weak in spots, but for almost 50 years old, it's doing fine.