The Silent Don: The Criminal Underworld of Santo Trafficante Jr

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Barricade Books, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 279 pages
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The Silent Don: The Criminal Underworld of Santo Trafficante Jr. exposes the life and ruthless times of one of America's most powerful and feared mob bosses. With a criminal empire that stretched from the Gulf Coast throughout the Caribbean, Trafficante was linked to drug trafficking, plots to kill Fidel Castro, and the assissination of JFK. Scott M. Deitche scoured court records, law-enforcement reports, newspaper accounts, and counted dozens of interviews to find the complete-and compelling-story of this enigmatic Mafioso don.

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User Review  - Walt - Goodreads

I was expecting a biography of Santo Trafficante Jr. Consequently, I was a little disappointed when Deitche kept straying off to discuss Cuban gangsters, the Bay of Pigs, and JFK. However, the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

I was predisposed to enjoy this book and looked forward to reading it, and greatly dislike writing a bad review, but it is very poorly written and likewise badly edited. I couldn't even make it past ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
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Beginnings
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The First Tampa Mob War
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Copyright

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