Schemel Forum Author Event: Joe Kraus

    November 21, 2019

    Friday, Dec. 6, 2019
    5:30 p.m. - WML, Heritage Room
    Book Talk and Signing featuring The Kosher Capones by Joe Kraus
    Joe Kraus is chair of the English Department and Theatre at The University of Scranton. His new book, The Kosher Capones, tells the fascinating story of Jewish gangsters from Prohibition into the 1980s. Tracing these gangsters through the lives, criminal careers and conflicts of Benjamin “Zuckie the Bookie” Zuckerman, last of the independent West Side Jewish bosses, and Lenny Patrick, eventual head of the Syndicate's “Jewish wing”.

    Book Talk and Signing will be followed by a reception.
    RSVP to Alicen Morrison,, 570-941-6206

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