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Gangsters of Miami : true tales of mobsters, gamblers, hit men, con men and gang bangers from the Magic City

Author: Ron Chepesiuk
Publisher: Fort Lee, NJ : Barricade Books, ©2010.
Series: Barricade crime series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This well researched book chronicles the rise of the gangster in Miami and the history of crime in one of America's most exciting and edgy cities." "Miami has grown to become a trend-setting metropolis known for tourism, fashion, nightlife, and style. Miami is also the edgy city of Hollywood's "Scarface" Tony Montana, television's "Miami Vice" and popular culture's "Cocaine Cowboy." Gangsters of Miami digs beyond  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Chepesiuk
ISBN: 9781569803684 1569803684 9781569805008 1569805008
OCLC Number: 297145664
Awards: Commended for IndieFab awards (True Crime) 2009
Description: xvi, 337 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue: the king of Thunderboat Row --
Beginnings --
The leakiest spot in America --
Scarface in paradise --
Casino royale --
The Cuban mafia --
High times --
Cocaine central --
Follow the money --
Gangsters in blue --
Murder on Thunderboat Row --
Operation cornerstone --
The Russians are coming --
Gang bangers --
True crimes.
Series Title: Barricade crime series.
Responsibility: by Ron Chepesiuk.

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"This well researched book chronicles the rise of the gangster in Miami and the history of crime in one of America's most exciting and edgy cities." "Miami has grown to become a trend-setting metropolis known for tourism, fashion, nightlife, and style. Miami is also the edgy city of Hollywood's "Scarface" Tony Montana, television's "Miami Vice" and popular culture's "Cocaine Cowboy." Gangsters of Miami digs beyond the headlines and fantasy to provide a close up look at the real role that mobsters, gamblers, hit men, con men and other gangsters have played in making it America's youngest and most fascinating and major city."--Jacket.

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