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Robert Fitzpatrick, a stellar FBI agent, recounts how he relentlessly pursued gangster Whitey Bulger. In his crusade to bring Bulger to justice, Fitzpatrick faced not only Bulger but also corrupt FBI agents, along with political cronies and enablers from Boston to Washington who, in one way or another, blocked his efforts at every step.

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The Jack Nicholson film The Departed didn't tell half of their story. A poor kid from the slums, Robert Fitzpatrick grew up to become a stellar FBI agent and challenge the country's deadliest gangsters. Relentless in his desire to catch, prosecute, and convict Whitey Bulger, Fitzpatrick fought the nation's most determined cop-gangster battle since Melvin Purvis hunted, confronted, and killed John Dillinger.
 
In his crusade to bring Bulger to justice, Fitzpatrick faced not only Whitey but also corrupt FBI agents, along with political cronies and enablers from Boston to Washington who, in one way or another, blocked his efforts at every step. Even when Fitzpatrick discovered the very organization to which he had sworn allegiance was his biggest obstacle, the agent continued to pursue Whitey and his gang . . . knowing that they were prepared to murder anyone who got in their way. 

"An essential [listen] for those interested in the history of crime investigation and techniques used in modern-day law enforcement." ---Library Journal

"One of the best tales of crime and (non) punishment I've ever read." ---Douglas Preston

"The FBI Agent with the courage to wage the decades long battle to get the truth." ---Lorenzo Carcatera, author of Sleeper

"A contender for one of the most disturbing books you'll ever read about law enforcement." ---Boston Globe

"Michael Prichard truly sounds like a law enforcement official with his no-nonsense baritone, lending credibility to his portrayal of Agent Fitzpatrick." ---AudioFile

Betrayal

Whitey Bulger and the FBI Agent Who Fought to Bring Him Down

Author Robert Fitzpatrick, Jon Land

Narrated by Michael Prichard

Publication date Mar 26, 2012

Running time 9 hrs

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