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Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mafia (Complete Idiot's Guides)

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You never go against the family.

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:
9780028642253
Author:
Capeci, Jerry
Publisher:
Alpha
Location:
Indianapolis, Ind.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mafia
Subject:
Other Miscellaneous Crimes
Subject:
History
Subject:
Organized crime
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
Criminal Law
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides (Lifestyle)
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
20011201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.11x7.38x.81 in. 1.26 lbs.

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