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Wiseguy
Wiseguy
by Nicholas Pileggi
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"At the age of twelve my ambition was to become a gangster. To be a wiseguy. Being a wiseguy was better than being President of the United States. To be a wiseguy was to own the world." -- Henry Hill Wiseguy is Nicholas Pileggi's remarkable bestseller... (read more)

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Gangs of New York: an Informal History of the Underworld (08 Edition)
Gangs of New York: an Informal History of the Underworld (08 Edition)
by Herbert Asbury
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First published in 1928, Herbert Asbury's whirlwind tour through the low-life of nineteenth-century New York has become an indispensible classic of urban history. Focusing on the saloon halls, gambling dens, and winding alleys of the Bowery and the... (read more)

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Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero
Eliot Ness: The Rise and Fall of an American Hero
by Douglas Perry
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The true story of Eliot Ness, the legendary lawman who led the Untouchables, took on Al Capone, and saved a city's soul. Eliot Ness is famous for leading the Untouchables against the notorious mobster Al Capone. But it turns out that the legendary... (read more)

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The Gangs of Chicago: An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld (Illinois)
The Gangs of Chicago: An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld (Illinois)
by Herbert Asbury
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-377) and index.... (read more)

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Unlocked: The Life and Crimes of a Mafia Insider
Unlocked: The Life and Crimes of a Mafia Insider
by Louis Ferrante
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Louis Ferrante began hijacking delivery trucks at age seventeen, and New York's infamous Gambino crime family took notice. By twenty-one, Ferrante's Mafia connections had enabled him to pull off some of the most lucrative heists in history. But betrayals... (read more)

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El Sicario: The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin
El Sicario: The Autobiography of a Mexican Assassin
by Molly Molloy
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In this unprecedented and chilling monologue, a repentant Mexican hitman tells the unvarnished truth about the war on drugs on the American. El Sicario is the hidden face of America's war on drugs. He is a contract killer who functioned as a commandante... (read more)

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A Man of Honor: The Autobiography of Joseph Bonanno
A Man of Honor: The Autobiography of Joseph Bonanno
by Joseph Bonanno
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"Friendships, connections, family ties, trust, loyalty, obedience-this was the 'glue' that held us together." These were the principles that the greatest Mafia "Boss if Bosses," Joseph Bonnano, lived by. Born in Castellammare del Golfo, Sicily, Bonnano... (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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The Mob and the City: The Hidden History of How the Mafia Captured New York
The Mob and the City: The Hidden History of How the Mafia Captured New York
by C Alexander Hortis
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C. Alexander Hortis, JD, is an attorney specializing in commercial litigation and constitutional law. He has published articles on the Mafia in The Informer: The History of American Crime & Law Enforcement and in New York Law School Law Review.... (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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Tough Jews
Tough Jews
by Rich Cohen
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In an L.A. delicatessen, a group of Brooklyn natives gets together to discuss basketball, boxing, the weather back east, and the Jewish gangsters of yesteryear. Meyer Lansky. Bugsy Siegel. Louis Lepke, the self-effacing mastermind of Murder, Inc. Red... (read more)

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No Questions Asked: The Secret Life of Women in the Mob
No Questions Asked: The Secret Life of Women in the Mob
by Clare Longrigg
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In this eye-opening expose of women at the deadly heart of the Mafia, reporter Longrigg uncovers a fascinating subculture of American females and their strategies for survival. Photos.... (read more)

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On the Run: A Mafia Childhood
On the Run: A Mafia Childhood
by Gina Hill and Gregg Hill
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In the 1970s, Henry Hill pulled off heists and busted heads with the Mob. In the '80s, he became famous — as the antihero of the bestselling book Wiseguy and blockbuster movie Goodfellas. But there was one story he couldn't tell. Now his children... (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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Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland
Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland
by Sandra Lansky Lombardo
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Sandi Lansky Lombardo grew up the only daughter of mob boss Meyer Lansky. Raised in upper-class Jewish splendor, first at the Majestic Hotel and then at the Beresford, at finishing schools and fancy stables, Sandi was the wild child of the late 40s, the... (read more)

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Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los Angeles
Gangster Squad: Covert Cops, the Mob, and the Battle for Los Angeles
by Paul Lieberman
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A harrowing, edge-of-your-seat narrative of murder and secrets, revenge and heroism in the City of Angels, GANGSTER SQUAD chronicles the true story of the secretive police unit that waged an anything-goes war to drive Mickey Cohen and other hoodlums... (read more)

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Rides Back on Uk
Rides Back on Uk
by Dave Courtney
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Further adventures of the violent criminal turned author whose total sales across three previous titles now stand at 170,000. Continues where "Stop The Ride..." - the bestselling crime biography of 2001 - left off. 8pp illus.... (read more)

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The Brotherhoods: The True Story of Two Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia
The Brotherhoods: The True Story of Two Cops Who Murdered for the Mafia
by Guy Lawson
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< b> < p align=center> < P> From inside the heart of the NYPD -< P> The shattering police corruption scandal< P> and the trial that stunned a city.< P> < /b> < P> Detective Stephen Caracappa achieved the... (read more)

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