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The honored society : a portrait of Italy's most powerful Mafia

Author: Petra Reski
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early hours of an August 2007 morning a gunfight broke out in an Italian restaurant in Duisburg, Germany; in less than five minutes over seventy shots were fired into the bodies of six men. Both the victims and the assassins were members of the 'Ndrangheta crime organization. Calabria's Mafia had brazenly shown its savage influence outside Italy for the first time. In The Honored Society award-winning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reski, Petra.
Honored society.
New York : Nation Books, ©2013
(DLC) 2012039373
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Petra Reski
ISBN: 1568589697 9781568589695
OCLC Number: 840463505
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Map of Southern Italy; Preface; Marcello Fava; Rosaria Schifani; San Luca; Don Pino; Letizia; Padre Frittitta; Corleone; Palace of Poison; Silvio Berlusconi and Marcello Dell'Utri; Anna Palma; Heinz Sprenger; Mafia Women; Carla Madonia; Rosalba Di Gregorio; Carmine Sarno; Messina Denaro; Dramatis Personae; About the Author; Index.
Other Titles: Mafia.
Responsibility: by Petra Reski ; translated by Shaun Whiteside ; introduction to the American edition translated by Ross Benjamin.

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In the early hours of an August 2007 morning a gunfight broke out in an Italian restaurant in Duisburg, Germany in less than five minutes over seventy shots were fired into the bodies of six men.  Read more...

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Donna Leon "Everything I know about the Mafia, I owe to Petra Reski." Kirkus Reviews "Journalist Reski personalizes her longtime coverage of the Italian Mafia in this short recent history of the Read more...

 
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