Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Ad: Uncle Al Capone

Uncle Al Capone: The Untold Story from Inside His Family by Deirdre Marie Capone is an intimate biography of the Windy City's most notorious gang boss.

Ad: Legs Diamond - Gangster

Brains, cunning and daring helped Legs Diamond become one of the top gangsters in the East. Treachery, stubbornness, and poor decisions cost him everything: his friends, his money and, finally, his life.

Ad: Origin of Organized Crime in America

David Critchley examines the Mafia recruitment process, relations with criminal societies in Sicily, the role of non-Sicilians in New York's organized crime families, kinship connections, the Black Hand, the impact of Prohibition, and allegations that a "new" Mafia was born in 1931. This book will interest criminologists, historians and all fascinated by the American Mafia.