Arlyne was born in 1933 in a Jewish family in East Harlem. Growing up, Arlyne idolized the glamor and authenticity of Virginia Hill. She even worked for the mob as a numbers runner, drug dealer, and even loan shark.
However, her Jewish heritage didn’t allow her to raise up in the ranks of the Sicilian-run crime syndicate. However, the money and power were good enough to satisfy her.
Brickman became the subject of the non-fiction book called “Mob Girl: A Woman’s Life in the Underworld”, written by Teresa Carpenter, and published by Simon & Schuster.
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I always like to read stories like these and Love U.S. History a lot mostly like these and the old Westerns
Thank you, very interesting. Would have liked to see more photos.
You forgot Hillary