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{Free Book} × Street Soldier: My Life as an Enforcer for Whitey Bulger and the Boston Irish Mob Þ Eddie MacKenzies graphic account of his life as a violent street criminal in South Boston is almost unspeakably brutal, coldblooded, ruthless, merciless, callous, cruel and fascinating Reading it is like happening upon a street crime and entering the perpetrators mind John W Dean in the New York Times Book Review An almost unbeatable insiders account of the mob Library Journal MacKenzie is the first predator his description from the murderous Irish mob in Boston to come forward without an indictment hanging over his head and attempt to tell the ugly truth about an organized crime group that plagued Boston for much of the pastyears Jonathan Wells in the Boston Herald Americans love their bad guys andbooks about criminal gangs proliferate and prosper One of the best is Street Soldier Les Roberts in the Washington Post In myyears of studying crime and criminals, I have never come across a book quite like Street Soldier One third of the way through, I had to put it down, because I was so shaken by the depraved life and gruesome events that it openly describes Richard Moran in the Chicago Tribune This memoir isthan just true crime sensationalism or conscience cleansing confessional It contains the edginess of a great thriller Publishers Weekly A tour of life on the edge with a charming and terrifying rogue Kirkus ReviewsFor decades the FBI let James Whitey Bulgerget away with murder, an almostunbelievable story that entered a new chapterwhenBulger wasarrested in California and put on trialDuring the s, Edward J MacKenzie, Jr Eddie Mac, was a drug dealer and enforcer who would do just about anything for Bulger In this compelling eyewitness account, the first from a Bulger insider, Eddie Mac delivers the goods on his one time boss and on such former associates as Stephen The Rifleman Flemmi and turncoat FBI agent John Connolly Eddie Mac provides a window onto a world rarely glimpsed by those on the outside Street Soldier is also a story of the search for family, for acceptance, for respect, loyalty, and love Abandoned by his parents at the age of four, MacKenzie became a ward of the state of Massachusetts, suffered physical and sexual abuse in the foster care system, and eventually drifted into a life of crime and Bulger s orbit The Eddie Mac who emerges in these pages is complex An enforcer who was also a kick boxing and Golden Gloves champion a womanizer who fought for custody of his daughters a tenth grade dropout living on the streets who went on, as an adult, to earn a college degree in three years a man, who lived by the strict code of loyalty to the mob, but set up a sting operation that would net one of the largest hauls of cocaine ever seized Eddie s is a harsh story, but it tells us something important about the darker corners of our world Street Soldier is as disturbing and fascinating as a crime scene, as heart stopping as a bar fight, and at times as darkly comic as Quentin Tarantinos Pulp Fiction or Martin Scorseses Good Fellas