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Jeffery Gusfield

Born: 1948 in Peoria, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Gusfield is a native Chicagoan. He has a MLS from Lake Forest College.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): History; Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Jeffery Gusfield on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Deadly valentines :
ISBN: 1613740921 OCLC: 757472685

Chicago Review Press, Chicago, Ill. : ©2012.

Reveals the lives of the iconic American gangster and his blonde alibi for the Valentines Day Massacre.