Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, History
Born: 1948 in Peoria, Illinois
Gusfield is a native Chicagoan. He has a MLS from Lake Forest College.
Biographical and Professional Information
Jeffrey Gusfield has a BFA from Drake University. It was there that he learned history was the best theater. He has been researching Vincent Gebardi and Louise Rolfe for over forty years. Jeff is considered a "gangsterologist," a new term for historians specializing in the American Prohibition and Depression Era gangsters and outlaws. This term was coined by the late, great crime expert, Rick Mattix. Prior to his writing career, Gusfield was a fine art dealer for 35 years.
- Deadly Valentines: The Story of Capone's Henchman "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn and Louise Rolfe, His Blonde Alibi , Chicago Review Press, 2012
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Deadly Valentines: The Story of Capone's Henchman "Machine Gun" Jack McGurn and Louise Rolfe, His Blonde Alibi
Release Date: 2012-04-01
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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