When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era by James R Ashley
Approx. 126,280 words.
Published on July 31, 2013.
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”