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The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Mafia 2nd Edition

Author : Jerry Capeci
ISBN : 9781440625824
Genre : History
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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" (

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Mafia

Author : Jerry Capeci
ISBN : 1592573053
Genre : Social Science
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Offers a comprehensive overview of the world's most notorious criminal organization, tracing the history of the Mafia, changes in the ranks and power following the conviction of key members, and their diverse roles in cities across the United States.

The Everything Mafia Book

Author : Scott M Dietche
ISBN : 9781605507224
Genre : True Crime
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"Millions of television and movie viewers have shown that Americans continue to be fascinated by the remarkableùand often sordidùworld of the Mafia. This book takes you beyond fiction and tabloid accounts and relates the true-life accounts of all the major players in the American Mafia. From Al Capone to John Gotti, you will come away with a better understanding of AmericaÆs most notorious crime families. This book features colorful information on: The Sicilian Mafia The ôFirst Familyö of the American Mafia The ôrealö Untouchables The mob and politicians The five New York families Packed full of up-to-date gangster information, this guide will satisfy even the most ardent true-crime enthusiasts."

Murder Machine

Author : Gene Mustain
ISBN : 9781101665886
Genre : True Crime
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"The inside story of a single Brooklyn gang that killed more Americans than the Iraqi army."—Mike McAlary, columnist, New York Post They were the DeMeo gang—the most deadly hit men in organized crime. Their Mafia higher-ups came to know, use, and ultimately fear them as the Murder Machine. They killed for profit and for pleasure, following cold-blooded plans and wild whims, from the mean streets of New York to the Florida Gold Coast, and from coast to coast. Now complete with personal revelations of one of the key players, this is the savage story that leaves no corpse unturned in its terrifying telling. INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS From the Paperback edition.

A Complete History Of The Mafia

Author : Jo Durden Smith
ISBN : 0760761760
Genre : Mafia
File Size : 80. 16 MB
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Five Families

Author : Selwyn Raab
ISBN : 9781250101709
Genre : True Crime
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For half a century, the American Mafia outwitted, outmaneuvered, and outgunned the FBI and other police agencies, wreaking unparalleled damage on America’s social fabric and business enterprises while emerging as the nation’s most formidable crime empire. The vanguard of this criminal juggernaut is still led by the Mafia’s most potent and largest borgatas: New York’s Five Families. Five Families is the vivid story of the rise and fall of New York’s premier dons, from Lucky Luciano to Paul Castellano to John Gotti and others. This definitive history brings the reader right up to the possible resurgence of the Mafia as the FBI and local law-enforcement agencies turn their attention to homeland security and away from organized crime. This updated tenth-anniversary edition features a new preface by the author.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Bridge

Author : H Anthony Medley
ISBN : 9780786534258
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You're no idiot, of course. You host the most fabulous dinner parties and select just the right wines. But when it comes time to play some bridge, you feel like hiding away in the kitchen. Don't spend the evening washing dishes! This book will help you learn the rules of the game in friendly, easy-to-swallow bites. You'll learn how to deal and play a "rubber"(that's bridge-talk for a game), how to keep score, and even how to deal with less-than perfect partners!

Jerry Capeci S Gang Land

Author : Jerry Capeci
ISBN : 9781440625787
Genre : Law
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In 1987, seasoned journalist Jerry Capeci was hired by the New York Daily News to cover the crime beat. His reporting on the Mafia proved so popular that he was given a weekly column, which was tagged "Jerry Capeci's Gangland." "Gangland" was an immediate hit with New Yorkers and continued for almost seven years. Capeci wrote on the everyday trials and tribulations of La Cosa Nostra, putting the mob under a microscope and laying bare the inner workings and day-to-day operations of both mob bosses and low-level street soldiers alike. He reported on such major mob events as John Gotti's murder conviction and Sammy "the Bull"Gravano's testimony that put Gotti behind bars.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Bridge

Author : H. Anthony Medley
ISBN : 1592572812
Genre : Games
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Learning bridge isn't like learning poker or blackjack - where the basic rules can be explained in a few minutes. Entire books have been written on the bidding aspects alone, and learning the language of bridge is like, well, learning a new language! But 60 million bridge players worldwide is evidence enough that people don't seem to be discouraged by the game's challenging rules and concepts. And why should they be when there's The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bridge, Second Edition, to teach them the game in a fun and easy-to-understand format? This new edition includes up-to-date bidding techniques and examples to make learning the game even easier. In addition, one of world's top bridge players, Michael Lawrence, has been brought in to contribute to both the instruction and marketing of this book.

Manhattan Mafia Guide

Author : Eric Ferrara
ISBN : 9781614233510
Genre : True Crime
File Size : 36. 2 MB
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During the early twentieth century, Sicilian and Southern Italian immigrants poured into New York City. Looking to escape poverty and persecution at home, they soon discovered that certain criminal enterprises followed them to America. Before any codes of honor were established in the New World, violent bosses wreaked havoc on their communities in their quest to rule the underworld. It took several decades for the Mafia to mature into a contemporary organized crime syndicate. Some names and places from both eras are still infamous today, like Frank Costello and the Copacabana, while some have remained hidden in absolute secrecy until now. Walk in their footsteps as New York City author Eric Ferrara explores the myths and realities of one of America's most feared and fascinating subjects.

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