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Operation Family Secrets: How a Mobster's Son and the FBI Brought down Chicago's Murderous Crime Familyby Jr. Frank Calabrese
Synopses & Reviews
The son of notorious mobster Frank Calabrese describes the violent world he endured before making the life-threatening decision to work with the FBI to shut down the family syndicate, recounting the months he worked as an undercover insider to collect evidence for dozens of murders.
About the Author
\Frank Calabrese, Jr., lived in his native Chicago for thirty-nine years. Mentored by his father and brought into the Chicago outfit at age eighteen, he now resides in Arizona with his ex-wife and two children.
Keith and Kent Zimmerman have coauthored many New York Times and London Times bestselling books.
Paul Pompian, who has produced more than fifty motion pictures and television productions, was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago and came by his interest in the outfit naturally.
Table of Contents
Family secrets — The patch and Grand & Ogden — Who wouldn't love a guy like that? — Like father, like son? — Fast with his hands — The art of blending in — Outfit reign of terror — Frankie and Johnny's — A white flash and a burst of heat — Keep things in the family — Philly beans — The boys out West — Killing of the Zhivagos — Oh no, not you! — How bad could it be? — Scared cow — Set up for a fall — Florida — I took the money — The thousand yard stare — Busted — College with guns — The MCC — A chance to step up — Two choices, neither one good — The moment I sent it-- — Scarpe grande — The wire — My father's executioner — Three secret lives — The changing streets — A royal pain in the ... back — Pandora's box — Life on the squad — The terrible towel — What happened to my father? — The trial stage — Broken code — The road to justice — I keep thinking this is a dream — The umbrella effect.
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