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The mob and the city : the hidden history of how the Mafia captured New York / C. Alexander Hortis ; foreword by James B. Jacobs, coauthor of Breaking the devil's pact.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9781616149239 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 161614923X (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 2014.

Contents / Notes

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-360) and index.
Contents:
Foreword / by Dr. James B. Jacobs -- Introduction: the godfather vs. New York history -- A city built for the mob -- Prohibition and the rise of the Sicilians -- The mafia rebellion of 1928-31 and the fall of the boss of bosses -- The racketeer cometh : how the mob infiltrated labor unions -- The mafia and the drug trade -- The mob nightlife -- The lives of wiseguys -- Mouthpieces for the mob : crooked cops, mob lawyers, and prosecutors -- The assassinations of 1957 -- Apalachin -- Conclusion: New York's mafia -- Acknowledgments -- Select bibliography -- Notes.
Subject: Mafia > New York (State) > New York > History.
Organized crime > New York (State) > New York > History.
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