James D. Torr
Greenhaven Press, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
La Cosa Nostra, the Russian Mafia, the Chinese Triads, the Japanese Yakuza -- these and other criminal organizations are profiled in this compelling volume. Contributors look at the operations of these groups both in the United States and worldwide and examine their impact on society.
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The Fight Against Organized Crime
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