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The Rise And Fall Of The Cleveland Mafia

Pub Date : 2004-08-01 | Author : Rick Porrello | Publisher : Barricade Books Incorporated

ISBN 10 : 1569802777
ISBN 13 : 9781569802779

A vivid exploration of the rise of the Cleveland Mafia as a rival to the Mafia of New York and Chicago. Detailed are important connections with mega-mobsters like Charles 'Lucky' L..


Superthief

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Rick Porrello | Publisher : Next Hat Press

ISBN 10 : 9780966250855
ISBN 13 : 0966250850

Superthief is a captivating first-hand look at the life of Phil Christopher, a career criminal, Mafia associate, and one of the most successful bank burglars in the United States. ..


The Rise And Fall Of The Jewish Gangster In America

Pub Date : 1980 | Author : Albert Fried | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231096836
ISBN 13 : 9780231096836

This book tracks the rise and fall of an underworld culture that bred some of America's greatest racketeers, bootleggers, gamblers, and professional killers, examining the careers ..


Prohibition Gangsters

Pub Date : 2013-06-06 | Author : Marc Mappen | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813561165
ISBN 13 : 0813561167

Master story teller Marc Mappen applies a generational perspective to the gangsters of the Prohibition era—men born in the quarter century span from 1880 to 1905—who came to po..


American Mafia

Pub Date : 2016-06-07 | Author : Thomas Reppetto | Publisher : Holt Paperbacks

ISBN 10 : 9781250125590
ISBN 13 : 1250125596

"Reppetto's book earns its place among the best . . . he brings fresh context to a familiar story worth retelling." —The New York Times Book Review Organized crime—the Italian ..


Brancato Mafia Street Boss

Pub Date : 2014-02 | Author : Frank Monastra | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1621831361
ISBN 13 : 9781621831365

For the better part of half a century, Frank Brancato was one of the most feared men in Ohio. The Sicilian immigrant claimed to be a humble tire salesman... ...but in reality he wa..


Kill The Irishman

Pub Date : 2011-02-15 | Author : Rick Porrello | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781439171752
ISBN 13 : 1439171750

Be sure to see Kill the Irishman—the major motion picture based on Rick Porrello’s true-crime masterpiece! A modern warrior known as Greene Was very quick and smart, and mean. ..