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Category: All Categories: Law and Criminality: Corruption
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Asbury, Herbert.  
Gem of the Prairie.

Publisher: Published by Garden City, CR 1904 New York.
CR 1940, this in 1942, 377 pages with bibliography and xix index. Illustrated red covers, slight wear, o/w good+. An Informal History of the Chicago Underworld. Chicago, Illinois, Mafia, Cossa Nostra, gangsters. Hard Cover

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Farrell, Greg  
Corporate Crooks: How Rogue Executives Ripped off Americans...and Congress Helped Them Do It!

Publisher: Prometheus Books Amherst, NY, 2006.
Fine in Fine dust jacket. First Printing, Hardcover. ISBN: 1591024552 Brown hardback binding. 225 pp. Notes, index; 8vo; 225 pages

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Hershkowitz, Leo.  
Tweed's New York - Another Look.

Publisher: Anchor Press/Doubleday New York.
Title date 1977, CR 1977, 499 pages with black and white photos. No dust jacket, covers and content good+ condition. Pastedowns are a map of the city of NY 1851. Records from the comptroller's office in New York City were almost destroyed but Queen's College and the author rescued them. There were records from 1701 and up. Boxes upon boxes, unopened, of bills, vouchers, fiancial records, etc. These records showed the depth of the corruption, backroom deals, and crime that were "Boss" Tweeds' legacy. First Edition Hard Cover

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Shannon, Elaine. [Camarena, Kiki]  
Desperados: Latin Drug Lords, U. S. Lawmen, and the War America Can't Win

Publisher: NY, Viking, 1988.
xx, 499 p., [8] p. of plates, illus., index; 24 cm. On Mexican drug lords and the February 1985 kidnapping and murder of DEA agent Kiki Camarena. Bibliography: p. 455-483. Stock#NEU051. Vg / dj vg.

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Theoharis, Athan G., and John Stuart Cox  
The Boss: J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition

Publisher: Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1988.
xiv, 489 p., ports, 24 cm. Details how J. Edgar Hoover used the powers of the FBI for his private purposes. Intimidating anyone who questioned his methods, life-style, of Conservative agenda. Atwisted man who did much damage. Stock# 32,644. Fine/ dj fine.

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