Mafia: Inside the Dark Heart: The Rise and Fall of the Sicilian Mafia
An, expansive, intriguing and meticulous account of the Sicilian Mafia.
- Was one of the biggest errors the United States made to free and deport Lucky Luciano to Italy, where he organized the international drug trade?
These and many other riveting issues are covered in Maran's refreshing new take on a perennially enthralling subject. After a decade of exhaustive research, including interviews with his many Italian contacts, in this book Maran brings to life the story of the rise and fall of the Sicilian Mafia while also exploring its links to the Cosa Nostra in America.
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Close-up study of the Sicilian Mafia, which is both different from its American counterpart and very much the same.A British writer of Italian descent, Maran holds the view, discounted in some sources ... Read full review
The First Cracks Appear
Corleone The Mafia Heartland
How the Mafia Laundered Money
Why the Vatican Needed a Bank
The Death of a Pope
The Man Who Duped the Vatican
Death of Gods Banker
Exodus to LAmerica
Mussolini and the Mafia
Prohibition and Profits
Crime Gets Organised
The Unholy Alliance
The Mafia Comes to the City
The American Cosa Nostra
How the Mafia Moved on to Drugs
Lucky Lucianos Summit
How the French Connection Became Sicilian