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Al Capone : a biography

Author: Luciano J Iorizzo
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers Capone's life and presents a cultural history of organized crime, the prohibition era, and the struggle of lower-class Americans to rise in society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Iorizzo, Luciano J., 1930-
Al Capone.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003
(DLC) 2003040824
(OCoLC)51511049
Named Person: Al Capone; Al Capone; Al Capone
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luciano J Iorizzo
ISBN: 9781429473866 142947386X 0313058474 9780313058479 9780313323171 0313323178
OCLC Number: 144559173
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 132 p.) : ill.
Contents: Mafia, Black Hand, and organized crime : the beginnings of a national syndicate --
Urban cesspools : gangs and politicians --
Capone : the early years --
Capone in Chicago : the formative years --
Capone takes over : the struggles continue --
Capone consolidates his power --
Organizing crime --
Capone in flux --
Capone at leisure --
The trial : part 1 --
The trial : part 2 --
Incarceration --
Palm Isle --
Final thoughts on Capone.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Luciano Iorizzo.

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