They Call Me Korney by Michael Rizzo
Approx. 43,620 words.
Published on May 31, 2010.
In one of Buffalo's most blood-soaked crime tales, this is the story of the bloody reign of Polish gangster John "Korney" Kwiatkowski, which ended with one of his friends in the electric chair. Before the end came, Korney masterminded robberies all over the city, leading a gang of violent thugs, dubbed the Korney Gang, while he maintained a facade of gentility. A true story set during Prohibition.