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Hoffa

Ken Englade

Hoffa

by Ken Englade

  • 170 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Harpercollins (Mm) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Movie/Tv Tie-Ins,
  • Movie-TV Tie-In,
  • Hoffa, James R.,
  • Movie / TV Tie-Ins,
  • Movie-TV Tie-In - Novelizations,
  • Fiction,
  • (James Riddle),,
  • 1913-,
  • Hoffa, James Riddle

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9241122M
    ISBN 100061006130
    ISBN 109780061006135
    OCLC/WorldCa26995240

    The life of powerful union leader Jimmy Hoffa is the subject of this biographical drama. The focus is strongly on Hoffa's public and political life, from his early days as a labor organizer to his later conflicts with the Federal government -- and, eventually, his mysterious disappearance. It comes as a shock, about halfway through "Hoffa," to discover that the Teamsters leader has a wife and daughter. They turn up during a crowd scene. But this film about Jimmy Hoffa has no time to show him meeting his wife, courting her, marrying her, setting up housekeeping, or fathering a child. That is almost as it should be: "Hoffa" shows a man who lives, breathes, .

    Though ex-Teamster boss Hoffa recounts his early years in Brazil, Indiana, with homespun kidfrom-the-sticks nostalgia (chapter one is ""A Valentine for Mom"") and provides some interesting notes on his union career, this is essentially Hoffa's version of that great confrontation, James Riddle Hoffa vs. Robert Francis Kennedy, and a more different rendering from . Hoffa named names. He told who did what to whom, and who got what and why. Perhaps the clues to what happened to Hoffa are in this audio. “I made two disastrous mistakes in my life,” says Jimmy Hoffa in the opening pages of this book. “The first was coming to grips with Robert F. Kennedy to the point where we became involved in a blood.

    Jimmy Hoffa, American labor leader who served as president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters from to and was one of the most controversial labor organizers of his time. His notorious disappearance became a subject of much public speculation and numerous popular-culture references.   In the book, Franco claims that Hoffa was abducted by two “federal marshals or federal agents.” He alleged that two men showed Hoffa their IDs, and the kingpin voluntarily got into the back of their black Ford LTD, which drove off in the direction of a small nearby airport. The federal agents allegedly forced Hoffa onto a small plane with.


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Mob Lawyer: Including the Inside Account of Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa and JFK by Frank Ragano, Selwyn Raab, et al. | out of 5 stars   A new book penned by Jack Goldsmith, a Harvard law professor and the former U.S.

assistant attorney general, claims the FBI knows who killed legendary labor leader Jimmy Hoffa, but it won't admit. In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, Hoffa book Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth - Kindle edition by Goldsmith, Jack L.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth/5(82).

Sometime shortly after 2 p.m. on JJimmy Hoffa once-formidable labor movement pit bull — who had cozied up to the Mafia in his rise to power, traded televised Punch-and.

In a new book, “In Hoffa’s Shadow,” Goldsmith dug through government and court records, FBI wiretap transcripts, and he spoke to dozens of FBI agents, prosecutors, and Hoffa experts to see whether, decades later, he could clear his stepdad’s name — and maybe even figure out what happened to Hoffa.

Arthur Sloane, as a Harvard graduate student, first met Jimmy Hoffa in and he has been fascinated by this powerful and contradictory figure ever since. Now, nearly three decades after that first encounter, Sloane has written the only comprehensive biography of the late Teamster leader, having been provided full access to Hoffa's family, friends, and professional 5/5(1).

But his new book, "In Hoffa's Shadow," is about his stepfather, Chuck O'Brien, who was a close associate of the tough, mob-connected labor leader Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared and was presumed.

A dramatic reexamination of Jimmy Hoffa’s life and disappearance, presented by a legal scholar with a beguiling personal connection. Goldsmith (Power and Constraint: The Accountable Presidency After 9/11,etc.), who weathered his own controversies as assistant attorney general in charge of the Office of Legal Counsel in the George W.

Bush–era Justice. Hoffa's third mistake was the meeting he went to on Jwhen he disappeared. Before that "I made two disastrous mistakes in my life," says Jimmy Hoffa in the opening pages of this book.

"The first was coming to grips with Robert F. Kennedy to the point where we became involved in a blood feud/5. While Hoffa’s death is still a mystery, Sheeran claims in the book that he allegedly shot his longtime friend Hoffa in the head after luring him to a house in Detroit on orders.

The book. “Hoffa in Tennessee: The Chattanooga Trial that Brought Down an Icon,” a book by McCallie alumnus Maury Nicely ’89, is the story of the criminal trial that resulted in the downfall of.

In the book, Sheeran explained he not only killed Hoffa, but was seated beside Hoffa in the car that drove the crime boss to his death. Sheeran's account claims he shot Hoffa in Author: Kelly Wynne. In Hoffa’s Shadow, a display of courage of a very different kind, is the single best non-fiction book I’ve read in the century’s second decade.

Goldsmith has added a remarkable literary-autobiographical- historical achievement to his name."Brand: Picador.

Martin Scorsese’s new movie, The Irishman, purports to do what the FBI and others seem unable to do: tell us who killed Jimmy Hoffa, and how. The film is based on a book whose central claim is that Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran murdered Hoffa in I have a personal stake in the veracity of Sheeran’s confession to being the hitman.

“In Hoffa’s Shadow” is several books in one — an attempt to piece together the enduring mystery of Hoffa’s disappearance, a glancing history. Jack Goldsmith talked about his book, In Hoffa’s Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth, in which he recalled the life of.

In "Hoffa, "Arthur Sloane has written the only comprehensive biography of the late Teamster leader, having had full access to Jimmy Hoffa's family, friends, and professional associates.

"Hoffa" is a rich and colorful portrait of this powerful and contradictory character, one of the most influential figures in American labor/5(28). Sheeran allegedly shot his friend Hoffa in the head after luring him to a house in Detroit.

Al Pacino as Jimmy Hoffa (left) and Robert DeNiro as. Jimmy Hoffa served as president of the powerful Teamsters Union from until his imprisonment for conspiracy and fraud in the late s. He went missing in July and was declared legally Born:   The Irishman audience members born after Jimmy Hoffa’s mysterious disappearance might walk into movie theaters this weekend expecting the Martin Scorsese epic unspooling onscreen to be.

In Hoffa’s Shadow, a display of courage of a very different kind, is the single best non-fiction book I’ve read in the century’s second decade. Goldsmith has added a remarkable literary-autobiographical- historical achievement to his name." —Gabriel Schoenfeld, The American Interest "[In Hoffa's Shadow] made me cry several times.

It was. Written by lawyer Charles Brandt, the book presented an intriguing account of the case by a recently deceased Mafia and Hoffa associate named Frank "The Irishman" : Tim Ott. For more than four decades, Chuckie O’Brien has been known as a key suspect in Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance.

Now, the author of a new book on Hoffa says the feds were planning to clear O’Brien.