Mobfiles: Mobsters, Molls and Murder

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Camino Books, 2008 - True Crime - 192 pages
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For more than 25 years as a reporter with the Philadelphia Inquirer George Anastasia has made tracking the demise of the American Mafia his regular beat, writing investigative pieces, profiles and slices of underworld life. Mobfiles is a compilation of some of his best work-stories told from street level and often based on insights and access provided by investigators, prosecutors and the mobsters themselves. They are tales of murder and mayhem, love and betrayal, and the loss of honor and loyalty. All of these factors have contributed to the disintegration of La Cosa Nostra. Indeed, the steady deterioration of the mob's own internal value system and sophisticated law enforcement have combined to take down the once secret and powerful underworld society.

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Contents

Fortune Favors the Bold June 301999
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A Wiseguy Looks Back November 201994
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Mafia Prince September 151991
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Copyright

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George Anastasia, who spent more than thirty years reporting on crime for the Philadelphia Inquirer, is the grandson of Sicilian immigrants who settled in South Philadelphia. He is the author of six books of nonfiction, including Blood and Honor: Inside the Scarfo Mob the Mafia s Most Violent Family (which Jimmy Breslin called the best gangster book ever written ); The Last Gangster; and The Summer Wind: Thomas Capano and the Murder of Anne Marie Fahey. He lives in southern New Jersey.

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