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The mafia encyclopedia

Author: Carl Sifakis
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"The Mafia Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive survey of the mob's most influential perpetrators and personalities, including their hangouts and hideaways, their plays for power, their schemes and crimes, and their unique culture and jargon. More than 95 illustrations and more than 450 entries bust the Mafia myths with an unflinching look at the brutal, nefarious and bizarre culture and characters of organized  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Dictionaries
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sifakis, Carl.
Mafia encyclopedia.
New York : Facts on File, ©1999
(DLC) 98042297
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Sifakis
ISBN: 0585076650 9780585076652 9780816038565 0816038562 9780816038572 0816038570
OCLC Number: 81151412
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 414 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Carl Sifakis.

Abstract:

"The Mafia Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive survey of the mob's most influential perpetrators and personalities, including their hangouts and hideaways, their plays for power, their schemes and crimes, and their unique culture and jargon. More than 95 illustrations and more than 450 entries bust the Mafia myths with an unflinching look at the brutal, nefarious and bizarre culture and characters of organized crime."--BOOK JACKET. "The Mafia Encyclopedia is a guide for anyone who wants to know the truth about organized crime and understand the violent forces that have shaped it."--Jacket.

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