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Ten years after her father died Luellen embarked on a mission of discovery. She evolved into a gangster authority by researching his criminal history through thousands of classified FBI, and DOJ documents, interviews and conversations with relatives, ex-mob guys, and authors.  She is well-researched and a strongly opinionated published writer and mob historian.  (NY Post, MORE Magazine).

Her inside stories about what life was like in the eye of the hurricane shines a new light on this subculture.  She wants the world to know the personal side of the gangsters……” “They were not all trigger-happy murderers.  Instead they started as protectors of their neighborhoods; they had no one else looking out for them. America didn’t wave a flag when they arrived. There is another side to this story.”

Luellen’s  “Growing Up With Gangsters” stories appeared weekly in San Diego newspapers, and she earned a Blue Ribbon award for these from the California Newspaper Association.  Her extensive research has led to numerous TV, radio and documentary film interviews regarding the Los Angeles mob scene, and especially Benjamin Siegel.

 

BOOK REVIEWS & PUBLICITY

THE MOB MUSEUM LAS VEGAS – Book Signing August 5, 2017- POSTPONED.

JEWISH POST & NEWS WINNIPEG – Book Review

THE SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN – Book review

THE BALLSTON SPA JOURNAL- Book review

THE SARATOGIAN -Book review

ANGELA KAY BOOK REVIEWS

CRAVEN WILD BOOK REVIEWS

ARTISTS FIRST CRIME BEAT RADIO – Book review

THE VOICE OF SANTA FE 101.5- Book Interview

LA COSTA NOSTRA – Print excerpt from book

LA POSADA RESORT AND SPA- Book Publication Party

GANGSTERS INC. – Print Interview

WINNIPEG JEWISH TIMES- Excerpt from book

KLAS-TV LAS VEGAS- TELEVISION INTERVIEW –BUGSY SIEGEL

KNPR RADIO LAS VEGAS, NEVADA MOB EXPERIENCE

KABC TELEVISION INTERVIEW MOB EXPERIENCE

KPBS: On-/Air Magazine Interview featuring her dance troupe; The Jammers.

SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE: Health Feature on the Jammers.

 

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