'The Devil's Town: Hot Springs During the Gangster Era' by Philip Leigh (PB)
IN THE DEVIL’S TOWN Philip Leigh, a rising star among American historians, tells a unique and colourful story of the small Southern resort city of Hot Springs, Arkansas,and how it became theater for New York and Chicago mobs during the gangster era.
This is a richly detailed tale of a significant part of Southern history—exploitation of a people’s poverty, crime, evasion of law, and local and state corruption . . . READ FULL DESCRIPTION