The Tangled Web: The Life and Death of Richard Cain - Chicago Cop and Mafia Hitman

By: Michael J. Cain

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"Richard Cain was possibly the most corrupt police official in the history of Chicago." -- Federal Bureau of InvestigationHere is the dramatic story of Detective Richard Cain's criminal career as revealed by his half-brother. Cain led a double life--one as a well known cop who led raids that landed on the front pages, and the other as a "made man" in one of Chicago's most notorious mafia crime families. Michael Cain weaves together years of research, interviews, family anecdotes, and rare documents to create a comprehensive biography of this complex, articulate, and self-contradictory criminal genius. In a story that reads like the plot of Martin Scorsese's "The Departed, " Cain played both ends against the middle to become a household name in Chicagoland and a notorious figure in both the Mob and the world of Chicago law enforcement. Eventually murdered in a cafe by two masked men wielding shotguns, he lived and died in a world of bloodshed and violence. Cain left behind a story so outlandish that he has even been accused of being involved in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Filled with fascinating and until-now unknown facts, "The Tangled Web" tells the full story of this one-man crime wave.

Title: The Tangled Web: The Life and Death of Richard Cain - Chicago Cop and Mafia Hitman

Author Name: Michael J. Cain

Categories: NC,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing: April 2007

ISBN Number: 1602390444

ISBN Number 13: 9781602390447

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible - Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 20101103104967

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