Author Talk--Newark Minutemen by Leslie K. Barry

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Based on a true story, this novel takes place in Newark during the 1930s. It is a tale of forbidden love, intrigue, and a courageous man’s search for revenge.

In the years leading up to World War II, the FBI worked with Jewish mobsters to undermine the German American Bund's attempts to draw people to their cause of supporting Nazi Germany. The Newark Minutemen were boxers employed by mobster Longie Zwillman to infiltrate and disrupt the activities of the local Bund.

Author Leslie K. Barry discusses her book with the Newark Public Library's Thomas Ankner

Wednesday, July 8, 2020
7:00 pm
On Zoom







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