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Now filmed as 'The Irishman' starring Al Pacino and Joe Pesci 'I heard you
paint houses' are the first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank 'the
Irishman' Sheeran. To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the
blood that splatters on the wall and floors. In the course of nearly five
years of recorded interviews Frank Sheeran confessed to Charles Brandt that
he handled more than twenty-five hits for the Mob, and for his friend
Hoffa. Sheeran learned to kill in the US Army, where he saw an astonishing
411 days of active combat during World War 2. After returning home he
became a hustler and a hit man, working for legenday crime boss Russell
Bufalino. Eventually Sheeran would rise to a position of such prominence
that he was named as one of only two non-Italians on a list of the twenty-
six most wanted Mob figures. When Bufalino ordered Sheeran to kill Hoffa,
the Irishman did the deed, knowing that if he refused, he would have been
killed himself. Sheeran's important and fascinating story includes brand
new information on other famous murders, and provides rare insight into an
infamous chapter in US and Mafia history. This is a page turner that is
destined to become a true-crime classic.

Charles Brandt—I Heard You Paint Houses - Frank 'The Irishman' Sheeran, Jimmy H

  • 9781444710502
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