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Havana nocturne : how the mob owned Cuba-- and then lost It to the revolution

Author: T J English
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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An award-winning journalist and historian offers the story of how the Mob infiltrated Havana in the 1950s, made a fortune--and lost it all to Fidel Castro.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
English, T.J., 1957-
Havana nocturne.
New York : William Morrow, ©2008
(OCoLC)663572437
Named Person: Meyer Lansky; Lucky Luciano; Meyer Lansky; Lucky Luciano
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: T J English
ISBN: 9780061147715 0061147710
OCLC Number: 184982515
Notes: "This book was originally published as The Havana mob in the United Kingdom in 2007 by Mainstream Publishing"--Title page verso.
Description: xx, 396 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Mobster mambo. --
Feeling lucky --
The mob's playground --
El Judio Maravilloso (The Marvelous Jew) --
Well-charactered people --
Razzle-dazzle --
The ghost of Jose Marti --
Gambler's paradise --
pt. 2. La engañadora (The deceiver). --
Arrivederci, Roma --
A bullet for El Presidente --
Carnival of flesh --
Tropical vengeance --
A handmade woman --
The sun almost rises --
"Get the money."
Other Titles: Havana mob
Responsibility: T.J. English.
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An award-winning journalist and historian offers the story of how the Mob infiltrated Havana in the 1950s, made a fortune--and lost it all to Fidel Castro.

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