Carnal Knowledge: Mafia Strippers and the Hit on JFK

Carnal Knowledge: Mafia Strippers and the Hit on JFK

Bourbon Street Burlesque Queen Blaze Starr said, "Barrooms or bedrooms, men can’t keep secrets in either place. If you really want to know what’s going on, ask a stripper." This book interviews Blaze, Tempest Storm, Candy Barr, and a host of others who made their livings working for the mob—validating their beliefs against public record and the memories of retired law enforcement professionals—in order to reveal what really happened in New Orleans in the Summer of 1963.

About the Book

Bourbon Street Burlesque Queen Blaze Starr said, “Barrooms or bedrooms, men can’t keep secrets in either place. If you really want to know what’s going on, ask a stripper.” This book interviews Blaze, Tempest Storm, Candy Barr, and a host of others who made their livings working for the mob—validating their beliefs against public record and the memories of retired law enforcement professionals—in order to reveal what really happened in New Orleans in the Summer of 1963.

About the Author
HL Arledge

HL Arledge is the author of Bayou Justice, a weekly true crime newspaper column featuring cold case crimes in South Louisiana. He is an established journalist, IT Professional, and story teller. He has published in both periodicals and professional journals. He has even dabbled in fiction a time or two. HL works in Louisiana state government and lives with his beautiful wife in a rural community just north of New Orleans.

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