Gotti: Rise and Fall

Gotti: Rise and Fall

by Jerry Capeci, Gene Mustain

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Overview

Gotti: Rise and Fall by Jerry Capeci, Gene Mustain

He was the most famous and infamous mobster since Al Capone: the handsome, expensively groomed Godfather who beat rap after rap to become a folk hero to the masses and a nightmare to the forces of law and order. He was also a vicious killer, a ruthless manipulator, a Machiavellian master of intrigue and double cross, and an ardent womanizer, whose rise to the head of America’s most powerful crime family was marked by corpses, lies, and betrayals.
 
By using FBI tapes and a host of sources on both sides of the law, star organized crime reporters Jerry Capeci and Gene Mustain tell the whole, true, uncensored story of John Gotti. With scores of fearfully fascinating characters, brutal vignettes of life and death inside the Cosa Nostra, tense courtroom dramas, and ominous answers to the question of how much power Gotti still wields, this is a great gangster story and the definitive account of John Gotti’s rise and fall.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451406811
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/28/1996
Pages: 456
Sales rank: 172,920
Product dimensions: 4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About 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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