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Legacy

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When billions poured into the neglected east London borough hosting the 2012 Olympics, a turf war broke out between crime families for control of a now valuable strip of land.

Using violence, guile and corruption, one gangster, the Long Fella, emerged as a true untouchable. A team of local detectives made it their business to take him on until Scotland Yard threw them under the bus and the business of putting on 'the greatest show on earth' won the day.

Award-winning journalist Michael Gillard took up where they left off to expose the tangled web of chief executives, big banks, politicians and dirty money where innocent lives are destroyed and the guilty flourish. Gillard's efforts culminated in a landmark court case, which finally put a spotlight on the Long Fella and his friends and exposed London's real Olympic legacy.

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Author(s):
Michael Gillard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
216x135x34
EAN-13:
9781448217410
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1448217410
ISBN-13:
9781448217410
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Title:
Legacy

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When billions poured into the neglected east London borough hosting the 2012 Olympics, a turf war broke out between crime families for control of a now valuable strip of land.

Using violence, guile and corruption, one gangster, the Long Fella, emerged as a true untouchable. A team of local detectives made it their business to take him on until Scotland Yard threw them under the bus and the business of putting on 'the greatest show on earth' won the day.

Award-winning journalist Michael Gillard took up where they left off to expose the tangled web of chief executives, big banks, politicians and dirty money where innocent lives are destroyed and the guilty flourish. Gillard's efforts culminated in a landmark court case, which finally put a spotlight on the Long Fella and his friends and exposed London's real Olympic legacy.

Author(s):
Michael Gillard
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
216x135x34
EAN-13:
9781448217410
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1448217410
ISBN-13:
9781448217410
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
384
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Title:
Legacy

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