Bad Blood (Business or Blood TV Tie-in): Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto's Last War

Bad Blood (Business or Blood TV Tie-in): Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto's Last War

by Peter Edwards, Antonio Nicaso

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Overview

After enemies murdered his family and plundered his empire, a legendary Mafioso emerged from prison to a fateful dilemma: Rebuild or seek revenge?

Montreal godfather Vito Rizzuto sat helpless in a Colorado penitentiary while learning that unidentified assassins had killed his eldest son, and likely heir, and then murdered his father. Subsequent deaths of Vito’s loyal associates filled the news throughout hissentence. From their comfortable base in the Toronto area, the Calabrian ’Ndrangheta seemed the obvious culprits; but, as internationally bestselling crime writers Peter Edwards and Antonio Nicaso reveal in this compelling and far-reaching investigation, many unseen hands were at work. In 2012, Vito Rizzuto emerged from prison, a sixty-six-year-old man who could carefully reconstruct his crime family or damn the consequences and punish his betrayers. From the events leading to his imprisonment, through the bloodshed following his release, to his mysterious death in 2013 and morerecent efforts to continue his family’s dominance, Bad Blood is the final word in the story of a twenty-first-century criminal mastermind.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780735274549
Publisher: Random House of Canada, Limited
Publication date: 09/12/2017
Edition description: Media Tie
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,188,496
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Peter Edwards is the organized crime beat reporter for the Toronto Star. He is the author of fifteen non-fiction books, including The Bandido Massacre: A True Story of Bikers, Brotherhood and Betrayal; One Dead Indian: The Premier, the Police and the Ipperwash Crisis; A Mother’s Story: The Fight to Free My Son David (with Joyce Milgaard); and Unrepentant: The Strange and (sometimes) Terrible Life of Lorne Campbell, Satan’s Choice and Hells Angel Biker. He has also written a youth adult novel, The Biker’s Brother. Edwards has been awarded an eagle feather from the Union of Ontario Indians and a gold medal from the Centre for Human Rights.

Antonio Nicaso is a bestselling author of thirty books on organized crime, a regular consultant to governments and law-enforcement agencies, a keynote speaker at symposia around the world and a lecturer at several universities. He teaches courses on the history of organized crime at Queen’s University in Kingston (Ontario) and at the Italian School of Middlebury College at Mills (California). In Italy, Nicaso has co-authored eleven bestselling books.

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