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Jerry Capeci's Gang Land [NOOK Book]

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In 1987, seasoned journalist Jerry Capeci was hired by the New York Daily News to cover the crime beat. His reporting on the Mafia proved so popular that he was given a weekly column, which was tagged "Jerry Capeci's Gangland."



"Gangland" was an immediate hit with New Yorkers and continued for almost seven years. Capeci wrote on the everyday trials and tribulations of La Cosa Nostra, putting the mob under a microscope and laying bare the ...

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Overview

In 1987, seasoned journalist Jerry Capeci was hired by the New York Daily News to cover the crime beat. His reporting on the Mafia proved so popular that he was given a weekly column, which was tagged "Jerry Capeci's Gangland."



"Gangland" was an immediate hit with New Yorkers and continued for almost seven years. Capeci wrote on the everyday trials and tribulations of La Cosa Nostra, putting the mob under a microscope and laying bare the inner workings and day-to-day operations of both mob bosses and low-level street soldiers alike. He reported on such major mob events as John Gotti's murder conviction and Sammy "the Bull"Gravano's testimony that put Gotti behind bars.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440625787
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/4/2003
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 366,090
  • File size: 703 KB

Meet the Author

Jerry Capeci has been covering the organized crime beat in New York City since 1975. As a crime reporter for the New York Post and later the New York Daily News, he has personally received death threats, one from a member of the late John Gotti's crew. He is currently the director of public relations at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. His "Gangland" column also appears weekly in the New York Sun, a daily newspaper.

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