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I Heard You Paint Houses : Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran and Closing the Case on Jimmy Hoffa (Updated)

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Updated with a 63-page Conclusion by the author that features new, independent corroboration of Frank Sheeran's rvelations about the killing of Jimmy Hoffa, the killing of Joey Gallo and the murder of JFK, along with stories that could not be told before.Plans have been announced to turn "I Heard You Paint Houses" into a major motion picture -- working title "The Irishman" -- directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro and Al Pacino.The first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran were, "I heard you paint houses." To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors. In the course of nearly five years of recorded interviews Frank Sheeran confessed to Charles Brandt that he handled more than twenty-five hits for the mob, and for his friend Hoffa. Sheeran learned to kill in the U.S. Army, where he saw an astonishing 411 days of active combat duty in Italy during World War II. After returning home he became a ****** and hit man, working for legendary crime boss Russell Bufalino. Eventually he would rise to a position of such prominence that in a RICO suit then-U.S. Attorney Rudy Giuliani would name him as one of only two non-Italians on a list of 26 top mob figures. When Bufalino ordered Sheeran to kill Hoffa, he did the deed, knowing that if he had refused he would have been killed himself. Sheeran's important and fascinating story includes new information on other famous murders including those of Joey Gallo and JFK, and provides rare insight to a chapter in American history. Charles Brandt has written a page-turner that has become a true crime classic.
Edition: Updated
Number of Pages: 366.0
Genre: True Crime, History
Sub-Genre: Murder / General, Organized Crime, United States / 20th Century
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Charles Brandt
Language: English
Street Date: June 29, 2016
TCIN: 51415056
UPC: 9781586422387
Item Number (DPCI): 248-20-8503

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