By Donald Goines
This can be the tale of the stunning underworld of black organised crime and the fledgling black 'godfather' who is going from teenage ganglord to strong Detroit mobster. just like the gangsters of the Twenties, Prince starts with bootlegging and branches out into each identified crime.
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