Gotti: Rise and Fall

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In this year's most explosive true crime thriller, the authors expose the dark underside of New York's organized crime syndicate and its undisputed leader, John Gotti. Boldly written and masterfully paced, this book gives all of the incredible details behind the downfall of America's most famous and fascinating gangster since Al Capone. Photos.
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Overview

In this year's most explosive true crime thriller, the authors expose the dark underside of New York's organized crime syndicate and its undisputed leader, John Gotti. Boldly written and masterfully paced, this book gives all of the incredible details behind the downfall of America's most famous and fascinating gangster since Al Capone. Photos.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451406811
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/1996
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 200,801
  • Product dimensions: 4.33 (w) x 6.94 (h) x 1.32 (d)

Meet the Author

Jerry Capeci is considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Mafia and organized crime. He covered the crime beat for both the New York Daily News and the New York Post (and was the only newspaperman to sneak his way into Carlo Gambino’s funeral in 1976) for more than 20 years. He is the co-author of Murder Machine, the terrifying saga of Roy DeMeo’s bloodthirsty Mafia crew, and Gotti: Rise & Fall. A native of the mean streets of Bath Beach, Brooklyn, he now lives in Manhattan.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 30, 2004

    Travis F

    I actually think this was a very informational book.It not only gives details about Gotti's rise to power but information on the crew who rose and fell because of him. If you want to know about the life of Gotti, you should definitley read this.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2002

    Moderate Read

    Gotti: Rise and Fall, is a read that half way thru it leads to boredom. In order to enjoy this read you should have a passion for John Gotti. The read is fine for someone who has barely any knowledge of the departed mob boss. I would only recommend to those who is interested on his life.

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