The Everything Mafia Book: True-life accounts of legendary figures, infamous crime families, and nefarious deeds

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F+W Media, Mar 18, 2009 - True Crime - 304 pages
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Millions of television and movie viewers have shown that Americans continue to be fascinated by the remarkabl--and often sordid--world 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 America's most notorious crime families. This book features colorful information on: The Sicilian Mafia; The 'First Family' of the American Mafia; The real 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.

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Scott M. Deitche (St. Petersburg, FL) is the author of Cigar City Mafia: A Complete History of the Tampa Underworld and The Silent Don: The Criminal World of Santo Trafficante Jr. For his expertise on organized crime, he has appeared on the Discovery Channel; the History Channel; local NBC, CBS, ABC, and Fox affiliates; local and national radio programs; and has written for newspapers, magazines, and the Web. Mr. Deitche also writes book, music, and DVD reviews for www.blogcritics.org.

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