New York City Gangland [NOOK Book]

Overview

Throughout the United States, there is no single major metropolitan area more closely connected to organized crime's rapid ascendancy on a national scale than New York City. In 1920, upon the advent of Prohibition, Gotham's shadowy underworld began evolving from strictly regional and often rag-tag street gangs into a sophisticated worldwide syndicate that was--like the chocolate egg crème--incubated within the confines of its five boroughs. New York City Gangland offers an unparalleled collection of rarely ...
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New York City Gangland

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Overview

Throughout the United States, there is no single major metropolitan area more closely connected to organized crime's rapid ascendancy on a national scale than New York City. In 1920, upon the advent of Prohibition, Gotham's shadowy underworld began evolving from strictly regional and often rag-tag street gangs into a sophisticated worldwide syndicate that was--like the chocolate egg crème--incubated within the confines of its five boroughs. New York City Gangland offers an unparalleled collection of rarely circulated images, many appearing courtesy of exclusive law enforcement sources, in addition to the private albums of indigenous racketeering figures such as Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Al "Scarface" Capone, Joe "The Boss" Masseria, "Crazy" Joe Gallo, and John Gotti.
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New York City gangsters support themselves stealing, killing, and creating mayhem. Crime historian and archivist Arthur Nash earns his living researching and writing about the bad guys. Those pursuit dovetail in Nash's new Images of America pictorial history of New York City mobsters. The NYC underworld surfaces as you've never seen it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439638712
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
  • Publication date: 9/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 845,631
  • File size: 43 MB
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Meet the Author

Arthur Nash is a freelance archivist and a major contributor of historical objects to the National Museum of Crime and Punishment in Washington, D.C., as well as the Las Vegas Museum of Law Enforcement and Organized Crime, also known as the MOB Museum. In 2006, Nash introduced "MADE In America," the first public exhibition addressing gangland's enduring impact on our nation's pop culture. He currently resides at the landmark Hotel Chelsea in New York City.

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    Posted April 15, 2013

    Pepper Potts and Scarlet Witch

    I totally agree about Stark being a playboy. Scarlet: nods. "Even when where are at HQ he acts so playboyish. No offense to my fellow squadie Iron man though."

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    Yue Ooc

    If this becomes an rp I totaly call Hela!

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    Posted April 1, 2013

    Lucy

    Stares at Loki.......... tony stark is my dad

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    Kai

    Ok

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    Lets go then om going now

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    Lexi

    Stops at a juice bar. She goes to the beach at sand and waves result one (if there is a result for sand and waves. If not beach res. 1)

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    Lynette

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    Posted January 20, 2013

    Nookcity Food Court

    Chinese, Italian, Mexican and a whole lota more here.

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