Gangsters of Miami: True Tales of Mobsters, Gamblers, Hit Men, Con Men and Gang Bangers from the Magic City

Gangsters of Miami: True Tales of Mobsters, Gamblers, Hit Men, Con Men and Gang Bangers from the Magic City

by Ron Chepesiuk
     
 

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"This well researched book chronicles the rise of the gangster in Miami and the history of crime in one of America's most exciting and edgy cities." Miami has grown to become a trend-setting metropolis known for tourism, fashion, nightlife, and style. Miami is also the edgy city of Hollywood's "Scarface" Tony Montana, television's "Miami Vice" and popular culture's

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"This well researched book chronicles the rise of the gangster in Miami and the history of crime in one of America's most exciting and edgy cities." Miami has grown to become a trend-setting metropolis known for tourism, fashion, nightlife, and style. Miami is also the edgy city of Hollywood's "Scarface" Tony Montana, television's "Miami Vice" and popular culture's "Cocaine Cowboy." Gangsters of Miami digs beyond the headlines and fantasy to provide a close up look at the real role that mobsters, gamblers, hit men, con men and other gangsters have played in making it America's youngest and most fascinating and major city.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781569803684
Publisher:
Barricade Books, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/25/2009
Pages:
337
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

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