Bruce Farrell Rosen, Author, Bombed in His Bed: Confessions of Jewish Gangster Myer Rush; Banker
The gangster Myer Rush was front-page news around the world in the late 1960s when he was accused of a $100 million stock fraud. Hours before he was expected to appear in court, a bomb went off under his bed and, after dying twice on the way to the hospital, he survived the explosion. Rosen, Meyer’s nephew, reveals an astounding journey that traverses love, honor, betrayal, grief, joy and greed. It is a mesmerizing story that could challenge our thinking about what a man can endure in life.