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

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

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605507224
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 3/18/2009
  • Series: Everything
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 917,499
  • File size: 5 MB

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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