The Mafia Encyclopedia

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Facts on File, 1999 - Всего страниц: 414
"The Mafia Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive survey of the mob's 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 95 illustrations and more than 450 entries bust the Mafia myths with an unflinching look at the brutal, nefarious and bizarre culture and characters of organized crime."--BOOK JACKET. "The Mafia Encyclopedia is a guide for anyone who wants to know the truth about organized crime and understand the violent forces that have shaped it."--BOOK JACKET.

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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 ... Читать весь отзыв

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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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