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The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation

Rich Cohen’s The Last Pirate of New York has been called “masterful,” it is a vivid nonfiction narrative set in old New York tracking the journey of the handsome, charismatic underworld figure Albert Hicks. Was he the last pirate or New York City’s first gangster?