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Complete Idiot's Guide To the Mafia (2ND 04 Edition)

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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)

 

Synopsis:

Written by the author of the weekly online column "Gang Land" (www.gandlandnews.com) and with more than 70 pages of new material, this book is one of the most comprehensive introductions to the most famous crime organization in history.

Synopsis:

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)

About the Author

Jerry Capeci is one of Americ‛s foremost experts on organized crime. A frequent guest on television programs in the United States and Canada, Capeci has co-authored three books about the Mafia and has written scores of articles and features about organized crime for magazines and newspapers. Since 1996, Capeci has written“Gang Land” an award-winning online column about the Mafia that evolved from a weekly column he wrote for New York Daily News from 1989 to 1995.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592573059
Author:
Capeci, Jerry
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Subject:
Organized crime
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
Mafia -- United States.
Subject:
Mafia -- History.
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides
Publication Date:
20050131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
9.26 x 7.5 x 1 in 1.2 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 464 pages Alpha Books - English 9781592573059 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Written by the author of the weekly online column "Gang Land" (www.gandlandnews.com) and with more than 70 pages of new material, this book is one of the most comprehensive introductions to the most famous crime organization in history.
"Synopsis" by , 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)

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