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The Everything Mafia Book: True-life accounts of legendary figures, infamous crime families, and nefarious deeds
     

The Everything Mafia Book: True-life accounts of legendary figures, infamous crime families, and nefarious deeds

by Scott M Dietche
 

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Millions of television and movie viewers have shown that Americans continue to be fascinated by the remarkable—and often sordid—world of the Mafia. This book takes you beyond fiction and tabloid accounts and relates the true-life accounts of all the major players in the American Mafia. From Al Capone to John Gotti, you will come away with a better

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Millions of television and movie viewers have shown that Americans continue to be fascinated by the remarkable—and often sordid—world of the Mafia. This book takes you beyond fiction and tabloid accounts and relates the true-life accounts of all the major players in the American Mafia. From Al Capone to John Gotti, you will come away with a better understanding of America’s most notorious crime families. This book features colorful information on:

  • The Sicilian Mafia
  • The “First Family” of the American Mafia
  • The “real” Untouchables
  • The mob and politicians
  • The five New York families
Packed full of up-to-date gangster information, this guide will satisfy even the most ardent true-crime enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605507224
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
03/18/2009
Series:
Everything®
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
4 MB

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Meet the Author

Scott M. Deitche (St. Petersburg, FL) is the author of Cigar City Mafia: A Complete History of the Tampa Underworld and The Silent Don: The Criminal World of Santo Trafficante Jr. For his expertise on organized crime, he has appeared on the Discovery Channel; the History Channel; local NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox affiliates; local and national radio programs; and has written for newspapers, magazines, and the Web. Mr. Deitche also writes book, music, and DVD reviews for www.blogcritics.org.

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