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The Mammoth Book of Gangs and Gangsters (Mammoth Book of)

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Enter the world of gangland crime. Some men command a respect that few others, even in this violent underworld, can equal. They live by a strict code and to them violence is simply an accepted part of their profession. Here is the fullest ever collection of 'hard men' accounts: over 30 true stories of men living on the very edge of what is 'normal' to the rest of us — the merciless streets of the Mafia, Triads, Yardies, Yakuza, Hell's Angels, and Chinese Tongs. They are the faces behind a dozen urban myths, and bywords for toughness. People you just don't want to mess with. Including both recent gangsters and notorious earlier Mafia-age predecessors — from Dillinger, Capone, Ned Kelly and the Krays, to Mad Frank, Lenny 'the Guv'nor' Mclean and Sonny Barger — this is the ultimate collection for anyone interested in violent true crime, how 'real' criminals think, and the darker elements of society.

About the Author

Roger Wilkes is a newspaper and television journalist, and an expert on true crime. His works include The Mammoth Book of Murder and Science and The Mammoth Book of Unsolved Crimes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786718368
Publisher:
Carroll & Graf Publishers
Subject:
General
Editor:
Wilkes, Roger
Editor:
Wilkes, Roger; *, EDITOR
Author:
Wilkes, Roger
Subject:
Criminals
Subject:
Gangs
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
Gangsters
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Mammoth Book of
Publication Date:
20061131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 13 oz

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» History and Social Science » Crime » Mobs and Organized Crime
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