The Mafia

The Mafia: The First 100 Years

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, European History, Irish History
Paperback Published on: 02/04/2009
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Synopsis

Tracing its beginnings as an underground society which sprang up in Sicily, to the Mob which went on to run organised crime throughout Italy and America, The Mafia: The First 100 Years tells the gripping story of the most mythical and misunderstood criminal organisation. How did the Mob evolve from a gang of bumbling killers into the smooth-running international 'corporation' of today? Drawing on nearly two decades of research, William Balsamo - great-nephew of the original godfather - and George Carpozi Jr. reveal the Mafia's coalescence into an organisation whose insidious influence reached across the Atlantic and into a presidential administration. Delving behind the headlines to uncover the true extent of the Mafia's influence, The Mafia: The First 100 Years reads like the most compelling crime fiction, yet is the terrifying, deadly truth.

  • Publisher: Ebury Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780753518205
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Weight: 333g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 29 mm

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