Gangland Gotham: New York's Notorious Mob Bosses

Gangland Gotham: New York's Notorious Mob Bosses (Hardbound)

By Allan R May 
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Edition: Hardbound
ISBN: 0313339279
EAN: 9780313339271
No. of Units: 1
Publish Date: 2009-08-31
Binding: Hardbound

Description

Organized crime and the mob figures who run it have long captured the imagination of the American public, appearing since the early twentieth century as characters in a host of popular books, movies, and television programs. But often what the public knew of such figures and their criminal careers was as much myth as fact. This book offers highly readable, carefully researched biographies that dispel the the myths but preserve the fascination surrounding 10 infamous New York mob leaders of the twentieth century. Each in-depth biography will help interested readers understand how and why each of these men achieved special notariety within the world of organized crime.

Each biography describes the early years of each man, assessing how he came to a criminal career; his rise to prominence within the mob, providing reaction from those who knew him and witnessed his actions; and the last years of his career, assessing why it ended as it did. Each biography is illustrated with a picture of its subject and concludes with a listing of additional information resources, both print and electronic. A detailed subject index provides further access to the large amount of information contained in each biography. A timeline allows readers to quickly and easily track the birth, death, and important events in the life of each mobster.

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Title: Gangland Gotham: New York's Notorious Mob Bosses
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Author: Allan R May
Edition: Hardbound
ISBN: 0313339279
EAN: 9780313339271
No. of Units: 1
Publish Date: 2009-08-31
Binding: Hardbound

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