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Telling a legend's tale

Author used Nucky Johnson's unpublished memoir to write a biography of Atlantic City's Boardwalk boss

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Frank Ferry took 13 years to research and write ‘Nucky: The Real Story of the Atlantic City Boardwalk Boss,’ a biography on the Atlantic City political boss. Johnson is the basis for the main character of HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ series.

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It took a while for Frank Ferry to realize he needed to write Enoch L. "Nucky" Johnson's biography.

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Frank Ferry took 13 years to research and write ‘Nucky: The Real Story of the Atlantic City Boardwalk Boss,’ a biography on the Atlantic City political boss. Johnson is the basis for the main character of HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ series.