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Mobsters and gangsters : organized crime in America, from Al Capone to Tony Soprano.

Author: Life Books (Firm)
Publisher: New York, NY : Life Books, [2002?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of organized crime, from the Wild West and the early gangs of New York City to the mob's rise to prominence, and also discusses gangsters on television and movies.
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Genre/Form: Gangster films
History
Pictorial works
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Life Books (Firm)
ISBN: 1929049846 9781929049844
OCLC Number: 50949382
Notes: At head of title: Life.
Description: 128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Let's get organized --
The public enemies --
The molls --
The mob in America --
The snitches --
Weegee's Naked City --
The lawmen --
The mythology of mobsters and gangsters --
Guns & glitter --
The gangster life --
At home with Mickey Cohen --
The modern gangster --
The modern mobster --
"Crime does pay."
Other Titles: Life mobsters and gangsters

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From the all-too-real Naked City photography of the legendary Weegee to the brilliant depictions of Francis Ford Coppola's films, the story of the Mafia is revealed in this title which contains over  Read more...

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