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Author Bossin, Bob, author

Title Davy the punk / Bob Bossin
Published Erin, Ontariorio : The Porcupines's Quill, [2014]
Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2014
©2014
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Description 1 online resource (186 pages) : illustrations (some colour)
Series Canadian Publishers Collection
Contents 1 The best way to not get hit by a baseball -- 2 Sweet Lilies' advice -- 3 A gold coin -- 4 Mister Orpen -- 5 Sack ' s two dollars -- 6 The layoff man -- 7 Outward order and decency -- 8 The race wire -- 9 Annenberg -- 10 An expert on horses -- 11 Marci -- 12 Costello -- 13 The only game in town -- 14 Gentlemen ' s agreement -- 15 Omniapraesumuntur rite -- 16 Big Gangy Cohen gets out -- 17 Sh-Boom -- 18 We may be related -- 19 Portraits by Marci -- 20 Heaven -- Afterword
Summary In the first half of the 20th century, Toronto prided itself on being 'Toronto the Good'. But Davy the Punk's Toronto was tantalizingly bad. In the 1930s Davy Bossin was known in the gambling underworld as 'Davy the Punk'
Subject Bossin, Bob., 1946-
Bossin, Davy, 1905-1963.
Bookmakers (Gambling) -- Canada -- Biography.
Fathers and sons -- Canada -- Biography.
Folk singers -- Canada -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0889848068 (electronic bk.)
9780889848061 (electronic bk.)