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Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob
Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob
by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill
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John Connoly and James "Whitey" Bulger grew up together on the streets of South Boston. Decades later, in the mid 1970's, they would meet again. By then, Connolly was a major figure in the FBI's Boston office and Whitey had become godfather of the Irish... (read more)

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The Valachi Papers
The Valachi Papers
by Peter Maas
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Chapter One At approximately 7:30 A.M. on June 22, 1962, at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia, prisoner number 82811, a convicted trafficker in heroin named Joseph Michael Valachi, seized a two-foot length of iron pipe lying on the ground near... (read more)

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Gods of Mischief: My Undercover Vendetta to Take Down the Vagos Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
Gods of Mischief: My Undercover Vendetta to Take Down the Vagos Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
by George Rowe
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Gods of Mischief is the harrowing, no-holds-barred true story of a bad guy turned good who busted open one of the most violent motorcycle gangs in history. George Rowe’s gritty and high-octane story offers not only a clear window into the violent... (read more)

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Hit 29: Based on the Killer's Own Account (Adrenaline Classics)
Hit 29: Based on the Killer's Own Account (Adrenaline Classics)
by Joey
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After the crime-primer success of Joey the Hitman, Hit 29 takes readers on a stranger-than-fiction journey of one actual hit taken on by Jewish hitman, numbers king, and loan shark "Joey." But the twenty-ninth contract hit Joey has taken on (without a... (read more)

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The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream
The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream
by Patrick Radden Keefe
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In this thrilling panorama of real-life events, Patrick Radden Keefe investigates a secret world run by a surprising criminal: a charismatic middle-aged grandmother, who from a tiny noodle shop in New York’s Chinatown managed a multi-million dollar... (read more)

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Gomorrah: A Personal Journey Into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System
Gomorrah: A Personal Journey Into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System
by Roberto Saviano
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A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A groundbreaking, unprecedented bestseller in Italy, Roberto Saviano's insider account traces the decline of the city of Naples under the rule of the Camorra, an organized crime network more powerful and violent... (read more)

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Gaspipe: Confessions of a Mafia Boss
Gaspipe: Confessions of a Mafia Boss
by Philip Carlo
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The boss of New York's infamous Lucchese crime family, Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso's life in the Mafia was preordained from birth. His rare talent for "earning"—concocting ingenious schemes to hijack trucks, rob banks, and bring vast quantities of... (read more)

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Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia
Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia
by John Dickie
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Hailed in Italy as the best book ever written about the mafia in any language, Cosa Nostra is a fascinating, violent, and darkly comic account that reads like fiction and takes us deep into the inner sanctum of this secret society where few have dared to... (read more)

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Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.'s Notorious Mobster
Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.'s Notorious Mobster
by Tere Tereba
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This biography of celebrity gangster Mickey Cohen digs past the sensational headlines to deliver a remarkable story of a man who captivated, corrupted, and terrorized Los Angeles for a generation. When Bugsy Siegel was murdered, his henchman Mickey Cohen... (read more)

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Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba.and Then Lost It to the Revolution
Havana Nocturne: How the Mob Owned Cuba.and Then Lost It to the Revolution
by T J English
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To underworld kingpins Meyer Lansky and Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Cuba was the greatest hope for the future of American organized crime in the post-Prohibition years. In the 1950s, the Mob—with the corrupt, repressive government of brutal Cuban... (read more)

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Murder, Inc.: The Story of "The Syndicate"
Murder, Inc.: The Story of "The Syndicate"
by Burton Turkus
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“Murder, Inc.” was the moniker of the Syndicates firing squad, a ruthless group of men guilty of professionally committing 1,000 murders. Murder, Inc. is the book that exposed the Syndicate to the eyes of the world. First published in 1951, it... (read more)

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The Goodfella Tapes
The Goodfella Tapes
by George Anastasia
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Goodfella Tapes by George Anastasia is the true story of how the FBI recorded a mob war and brought down a mafia don. A riveting, eye-opening true crime masterwork in the vein of Wiseguy, Underboss, Havana Nocturne, The Valachi Papers, and other... (read more)

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American Desperado: My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset
American Desperado: My Life--From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset
by Jon Roberts
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In 2008 veteran journalist Evan Wright, acclaimed for his New York Times bestselling book Generation Kill and co-writer of the Emmy-winning HBO series it spawned, began a series of conversations with super-criminal Jon Roberts, star of the fabulously... (read more)

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Fatal Alliance: The Prosecution, Imprisonment and Gangland Murder of Jimmy Hoffa
Fatal Alliance: The Prosecution, Imprisonment and Gangland Murder of Jimmy Hoffa
by E William Henry
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Fatal Alliance is the story of James R. Hoffa’s lifelong association with organized crime, and how this alliance destroyed America’s most notorious labor union leader.  It is based on a scouring of court records, newspaper clippings... (read more)

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No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels
No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Journey to the Inner Circle of the Hells Angels
by Jay Dobyns
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Here, from Jay Dobyns, the first federal agent to infiltrate the inner circle of the outlaw Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, is the inside story of the twenty-one-month operation that almost cost him his family, his sanity, and his life. Getting shot in the... (read more)

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The Mammoth Book of the Mafia
The Mammoth Book of the Mafia
by Nigel Cawthorne
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Cant get enough of The Godfather and Goodfellas? Enter the underground world of organized crime. Get true accounts from the mouths of prominent former Mafiosi and others who have infiltrated the hidden world of organized crime: the American Mafia, the... (read more)

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Blood Covenant
Blood Covenant
by Michael Franzese
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Mobster Michael Franzese had it all-money, power, prestige. Then he did the unthinkable. He quit the mob. Find out how and why Michael did what no one else managed to do--and live.... (read more)

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Making Jack Falcone: An Undercover FBI Agent Takes Down a Mafia Family
Making Jack Falcone: An Undercover FBI Agent Takes Down a Mafia Family
by Joaquin "Jack" Garcia and Michael Levin
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"Petey Chops wasn't kicking up. And if he didn't start soon, he was going to get whacked." So begins Making Jack Falcone, the extraordinary true story of an undercover FBI agent's years-long investigation of the Gambinos, which resulted in a string of... (read more)

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The Mad Ones: Crazy Joe Gallo and the Revolution at the Edge of the Underworld
The Mad Ones: Crazy Joe Gallo and the Revolution at the Edge of the Underworld
by Tom Folsom
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A POWERFUL COLLISION OF TRUE CRIME AND POP CULTURE, THE MAD ONES CAPTURES THE REVOLUTIONARY SPIRIT OF THE SIXTIES AND BRINGS TO LIFE ONE OF THE MOST VIBRANT ANTIHEROES IN AMERICAN HISTORY. The Mad Ones chronicles the rise and fall of the Gallo brothers... (read more)

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Red Mafiya: How the Russian Mob, the Most Brutal and Brilliant Criminal Organizationa of Our Time, Has Invaded America
Red Mafiya: How the Russian Mob, the Most Brutal and Brilliant Criminal Organizationa of Our Time, Has Invaded America
by Robert Friedman
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From an award-winning investigative journalist comes an astonishing expose of Russian organized crime, its growing power in the United States, and its terrifying implications for the rest of the world. 16-page photo insert.... (read more)

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