Mafia dynasty: the rise and fall of the Gambino crime family

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, 1993 - True Crime - 450 pages
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Continuing in the tradition of his previous bestsellers Mafia Kingfish and The Kennedys, Davis traces the history of another important family--the Gambino crime family of New York--from its earliest beginnings in the 1920s, to its rise as the most powerful and murderous Mafia family in America, through to the conviction of its charismatic leader, John Gotti, in 1992. 32 pages of photos.

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Mafia dynasty: the rise and fall of the Gambino crime family

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One of New York City's five Mafia families, the Gambinos have been variously bossed by Albert Anastasia, Carlo Gambino, Paul Castellano, and--until his recent conviction (life imprisonment without ... Read full review

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factual perspective from one of the detectives on this case. i'll read anything about the mafia i can get my hands on. this book showed a clearer picture of the violence and successfully avoided the glamorization of the mob that most books seem to focus on. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
The Roaring Twenties
27
The Triumph of Lucky Luciano
40
Copyright

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Davis is best-selling author and first cousin of Jacqueline Onassis.

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