Tin for Sale: My Career in Organized Crime and the NYPD

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Morrow, 1991 - Political Science - 283 pages
John Manca has a most unusual past. His grandfather was a friend and associate of Lucky Luciano. His uncles were made men in organized crime. John joined the New York Police Department to escape his destiny as a participant in illegal activities. But after three weeks in uniform, he was on the take. Now he retells his career of big scores, easy money, flashy women, and moral conflict.

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TIN FOR SALE: My Career in Organized Crime and the NYPD

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First-person recital by a former New York City detective who was an active felon with Mafia connections. Manca was raised by his grandfather, an old-style ``made'' man. When Frank LoCicero emigrated ... Read full review

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Manca, a wannabe wiseguy, needs a scam. Having spent his entire life running one con game after another, he now attempts one on the reading public. His life story, we are told, is in the "tradition ... Read full review


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