Original Gangster

Original Gangster

The Real Life Story Of One Of America's Most Notorious Drug Lords

Audiobook CD - 2010
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Frank Lucas, a real-life American gangster who has been the subject of many documentary and major motion pictures, chronicles his life as the biggest drug kingpin of the mid-twentieth century. In the 1960s, Lucas took control of the Harlem drug trade by selling smuggled Indo-Chinese heroin at a cut rate. His 'Blue Magic' drugs netted him a copious million dollars a day, making him more powerful than the Mafia. Here, finally in his own words, Lucas recalls his dramatic rise to power.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010.
ISBN: 9781441740403
1441740406
Characteristics: 7 sound discs (8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Hite, Cary
King, Aliya S.

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joann1949 Feb 11, 2016

Frank Lucas, a real-life American gangster who has been the subject of many documentary and major motion pictures, chronicles his life as the biggest drug kingpin of the mid-twentieth century. In the 1960s, Lucas took control of the Harlem drug trade by selling smuggled Indo-Chinese heroin at a cut rate. His 'Blue Magic' drugs netted him a copious million dollars a day, making him more powerful than the Mafia. Here, finally in his own words, Lucas recalls his dramatic rise to power.

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