David Pietrusza Signing "Gangsterland: A Tour through the Dark Heart of Jazz-Age New York City"

A site by site, crime by crime walking tour through the seedy under belly of Roaring Twenties Manhattan. Historian Pietrusza introduces us to a rogues gallery of characters who were part of the Big Apple’s rotten core.

“David Pietrusza is a national treasure. Few historians can match his one-two punch of gorgeous prose and deep insight.”
— Bob Batchelor, cultural historian and author

Award-winning author, David Pietrusza, holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in history from the University at Albany. He has served on the City Council of Amsterdam N.Y. and as a Public Affairs Officer for the New York State Governor’s Office.

He has appeared on NPR, MSNBC, the History Channel and more and is a frequent speaker at universities, museums and Presidential Libraries.

Gangsterland: A Tour Through the Dark Heart of Jazz-Age New York City By David Pietrusza Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635769890
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Published: Diversion Books - November 14th, 2023

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Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

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128 Jay St
Schenectady, NY 12305

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