Quotes from Black Mass

Dick Lehr ·  424 pages

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“He was the antithesis of the gaudy mafiosi”
― Dick Lehr, quote from Black Mass


“press, and Connolly had a plan, a work-in-progress”
― Dick Lehr, quote from Black Mass


“The newly arrived Irish Catholics took immediately to Southie's grievance list with outside force. Indeed, it became holy writ as the community coalesced around church and family, forming a solid phalanx against those who did not understand their ways. Over the decades since then, nothing had galvanized Southies more than a perceived slight by an outsider who would change The Way Things Are.”
― Dick Lehr, quote from Black Mass


“There was some admiration for the way he handled himself. At least back then, there was a sense he would be loyal to his friends. That was the culture of the time. It was incredibly tribal, and the gang affiliation meant so much to poor city kids.”
― Dick Lehr, quote from Black Mass


About the author

Dick Lehr
Born place: The United States
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