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O Albany!

by Kennedy, William

Condition: VG/G+


VG/G+ Viking Press NY 1983 1st hardcover 8vo, 402 pages, b+w photos, map, index. Light soiling at top page edge. Dustjacket price clipped with rubbing and a crease at front. Solid and otherwise clean with dj in protective cover.

Kennedy's O Albany! is in part the non-fictional stories he covered in his novels, Legs and Billy Phelan's Greatest Game . Kennedy retells the exploits of the bootlegger Jack 'Legs' Diamond, the bungled 1933 kidnapping of John O'Connell, Jr., heir to the Albany Democratic machine and explores the Albany of his past, including its demographics and vanished neighborhoods.


  • Bookseller: Pages Past Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: OURBOOKS005951
  • Title: O Albany!
  • Author: Kennedy, William
  • Book condition: Used - VG
  • Jacket condition: G+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Viking Press
  • Date published: 1983
  • Keywords: Albany NY New York Albany history

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