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Category: All Categories: True Crime: Organized Crime
15 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
Albini, Joseph  
American Mafia, the : Genesis of a Legend (Signed)

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts; N. Y. : 1971.
Very Good- Softcover ISBN: 0390015202 354 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Stiff red illustrated covers, 2 indexes, bibliography, extensive chapter endnotes. Half title inscribed 'My Best Wishes', dated June 1971 and SIGNED by author. ; Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts, educational division of Meredith Corporation, 1971. Authored by professor, Wayne State University, Detroit. ; All edges foxed. Light creases to corners of covers. Very small spot to title page otherwise interior clean. Binding tight. Scarce. ; Sociology Series

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Asbury, Herbert  
The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld
Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A.: Vintage Books, 2008.
Fine paperback. Pictorial cover with no visible wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. Sml 8vo, 366 pp with b/w illustrations, glossary of gang language, biblio and index. Reprint of 1928 publication.

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Capeci, Jerry  
The Complete Idiot's Guide to The Mafia

Publisher: Indianapolis: Alpha Books, 2002 reprint..
343pp. paperback tall 8vo: Fine.

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Carlo, Philip.  
The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer.

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, 2006..
ISBN: 9780312349288 1st edition, 1st printing. 410 pp. Index. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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De Stefano, George  
An Offer We Can't Refuse: The Mafia in the Mind of America

Publisher: New York: Faber & Faber, 2006 1st ed. thus..
438pp. illus. paperback 8vo: near Fine [ink name; else a nice crisp, uncreased copy] A study of how we think about Italians and organized crime.

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Fine, John Christopher.  
Racket Squad.

Publisher: New York: Atheneum, 1993..
ISBN: 0689315694 1st edition, 1st printing. 138 pp. Bibliography, index. As New book (no markings) / As New dust jacket (price not clipped). Clean and fresh. A new copy. Hardcover

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Griffin, Sean Patrick  
Black Brothers, Inc : The Violent Rise and Fall of Philadelphia's Black Mafia

Publisher: Milo Books; Wrea Green, England: 2005.
Fair First Edition Softcover 464 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Red softcover, index, bibliography, endnotes, 3 appendixes, 3 b/w figures and diagrams, 54 b/w photos with captions, including some crime scenes with fresh bodies. ; Isbn 1903854369. Copyright 2005. First stated. Authored by Philadelphia police officer, now a professor at Penn State. 'The most detailed account ever of an African-American organized crime mob'. ; Corners worn and curled. Upper corner of rear cover is clipped and missing, affecting part of blurb. Also, matching part of last page (index) missing, affecting 4 entries in index. Juvenile scribbles on front flyleaf and title page. Binding tight. Sold as is.

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Hanna, David  
Frank Costello: The Gangster With A Thousand Faces
Publisher: Belmont Tower Books, 1974 New York.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Soft cover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Probable first edition. The Godfather Series. "Millionaire mobster Frank Costello, the most successful underworld boss in the U.S., took the Mafia out of the Dark Ages and into the 20th century. The suave gangster posed as a business man, but under the respectable front, he was a hardened thug. As a street hood he carried a gun before he got others to do his killing for him. His closest associates were Joe Adonis and Albert Anastasia, architects of Murder, Inc. Costello looked the other way while they slaughtered more than 100 people. Costello, secret ruler of Tammany Hall, corrupted public officials on every level and cheated the government out of millions of dollars in unpaid income tax. Far from being kindly 'Uncle Frank, ' he was one of the most sinister figures in the history of crime." 199 pages. Mass market paperback. Book is in GOOD to VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers.

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Hoffman, Paul & Ira Pecznick.  
TO DROP A DIME: The Mafia Hit Man's Uncensored Story.
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons [New York]. 1976. (1976)..
1st edition, 1st printing. 320pp. 8vo. Light green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. 8 b/w photo plates. 1/16' band of fading at the top of spine o/w Fine, i.e. no defects/ DJ (1' edge tear along left side of the spine at the bottom & 3/4' edge tear in the upper left corner of the front panel - both repaired on the back of the jacket with cellotape; crease across the bottom of the back panel; spine extremes worn o/w Very Good+, i.e. very minimal signs of careful use with no significant defects). SEE SCAN. ISBN 0399117695.

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Kefauver, Estes  
Crime in America
Publisher: Doubleday & Co Inc, Garden City, NY, 1951.
Signed Paperback. Condition: Fair+/None **SIGNED**Best Wishes by author on half-title page. Illustrated blue softcover, large 8vo.(7x10 ins.), vertical crease down front, rubbed at edges and spine. Upper cover reinforced with tape at spine on both sides. Lower front and upper back corners repaired with tape. Pages toned with age, unmarked. Edited and with an introduction by Sidney Shalett. Kefauver was chairman of the Senate Crime Investigating Committee, 5/10/50-5/1/51, and this book is based upon testimony taken at hearings and reports of this committee, covering the Mafia, Capone and politicians in Chicago, many other US hotspots covered, and How the National Crime Sydicate Can Be Smashed. Language: English. Pages: 174

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Neff, James.  
Mobbed Up: Jackie Presser's High-Wire Life in the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the F.B.I.

Publisher: New York: Atlantic Monthly Pr, [1989]..
First printing. ISBN: 087113344X Hardcover Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh, unread copy.

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Ragano, Frank and Selwyn Raab.  
Mob Lawyer: Including the Inside Account of Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa and JFK.

Publisher: New York: Scribner, [1994]..
1st edition, 1st printing. ISBN: 0684195682 Hardcover Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket (price not clipped). A clean, fresh copy.

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Scheim, David E.  
Contract on America : The Mafia Murder of President John F. Kennedy

Publisher: Shapolsky Publishers; N. Y. : 1988.
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Third Printing Hardcover ISBN: 093350330X 480 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Red textured boards, [xvi] + 480 pages, footnotes, endnotes, bibliography, 2 appendixes listing dozens of Mafia sources, index, 26 b/w photos and facsimiles with captions. ; Published 1988 by NY: Shapolsky Publishers. This is 3rd printing. Introduction by John H. Davis. Cover art by Jack Pardue. ; A touch of shelfwear only. No marks or major flaws. Appears unread.

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Smith, John L. Illustrated by: Illustrated by Jeff Scheid  
Of Rats and Men : Oscar Goodman's Life from Mob Mouthpiece to Mayor of Las Vegas

Publisher: Huntington Press Las Vegas: 2003.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0929712986 419 pages; 8vo (9.25") 24 cm; Black boards, gold lettering, index, bibliography, endnotes, 40 b/w photos on glossy plates. ; Cover photo by Jeff Scheid. Biography of famous defense attorney Oscar Goodman, longtime defender of many alleged gansters, who managed to get elected Mayor of Las Vegas three times (in office 1999-2011). Authored by award-winning Las Vegas journalist John L. Smith. ; Minor shelfwear. Two leaves have small closed tears to upper margin, and several leaves have small creases to upper tips, none affecting any text. Jacket has small closed tear to heel. No other defects.

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Talese, Gay, b. 1932. [Bonanno Joe (Joseph Charles), 1905-2002]  
Honor Thy Father
Publisher: NY, World, 1971.
xv, 490 p., illus., ports.; 22 cm. "Creates a portrait of everyday life within the Mafia world by focusing on three generations of the Bonanno family." Stock#47022. Vg, gift inscription / dj good+.

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