The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mafia, 2nd Edition

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mafia, 2nd Edition

by Jerry Capeci
     
 

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Here is the most comprehensive introduction to and explanation of the most infamous crime organization in history. Completely updated with more than 70 pages of new material and photographs, it includes information about the shifts in power and tightening of ranks of different families after convictions of their key members; new inside information on the role of

Overview

Here is the most comprehensive introduction to and explanation of the most infamous crime organization in history. Completely updated with more than 70 pages of new material and photographs, it includes information about the shifts in power and tightening of ranks of different families after convictions of their key members; new inside information on the role of the families in Chicago, Boston, Las Vegas, Rochester, and even Montreal; and updates on the DeCavalcante family who bragged they were the real Sopranos on FBI wiretaps.

- More than 70 pages of new material
- Full of dramatic anecdotes and photos about everything from Capone to Gotti and beyond
- Written by acclaimed expert author and reporter of all things Mafia in his weekly online column "Gang Land" (www.ganglandnews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440625824
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
01/04/2005
Series:
COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
504,373
File size:
4 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

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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