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Crusade : undercover against the Mafia & KGB

Author: Tom Tripodi; Joseph P DeSario
Publisher: Washington : Brassey's (US), ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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Crusade is the action-packed autobiography of the man you saw on "60 Minutes" - the American special agent who dared to fight the Mafia on its own turf. One of the world's foremost authorities on organized crime, covert operations, the Central Intelligence Agency, and the drug problem, Tom Tripodi served 27 dangerous years throughout the world for the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, the CIA, the Bureau of Narcotics and
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Tom Tripodi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Tripodi; Joseph P DeSario
ISBN: 0028810198 9780028810195
OCLC Number: 26502234
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 280 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Tom Tripodi with Joseph P. DeSario.

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