The Mafia Encyclopedia

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Infobase Publishing, 2006 - 529 sidor
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In The Mafia Encyclopedia, Third Edition, Carl Sifakis once again provides a fascinating survey of the mobOCOs most influential perpetrators and personalities, including their hangouts and hideaways, their plays for power, their schemes and crimes, and their unique culture and jargon. More than 100 illustrations, nearly 500 entries, and a chronology bust the Mafia myths and provide an unflinching look at the brutal, sin-laden, and bizarre culture and characters of organized crime."
 

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Since former crime reporter Sifakis's excellent Mafia Encyclopedia was first published in 1987, mob bosses John Gotti and Vinny "the Chin" Gigante have gone to jail and informer Sammy "the Bull ... Läs hela recensionen

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Mafia Time Line
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Photo Credits
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Om författaren (2006)

Carl Sifakis is a crime reporter & freelance writer. Formerly with UPI & The Buffalo Evening News, he is the author of numerous books & articles, including "The Encyclopedia of Gambling", "Hoaxes & Scams"; "The Encyclopedia of American Crime"; "The Mafia Encyclopedia"; "Crimes & the Rich & Famous"; & "Frauds, Deceptions & Swindles" for Facts on File/Checkmark Books. He lives in Kew Gardens, NY.

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