Monday, June 26, 2017

August 2017 issue of Informer

August 2017 contents

This issue's "cover story" is an excerpt from Dock Boss, scheduled for release this summer by Barricade Books. Dock Boss, the story of Eddie McGrath and the mobsters who controlled New York City's West Side waterfront, is the first book-length project by crime historian Neil G. Clarke (Preview).

Also in this issue:
  •  Lennert Van`t Riet and David Critchley provide a groundbreaking history of Frank Zito's little-known but influential Springfield, Illinois, Mafia organization (Preview).
  •  Justin Cascio explores the career and family connections of the "Capitano," Angelo Di Carlo, who held key underworld positions on both sides of the Atlantic (Preview).
  •  Edmond Valin digs through government records to discover the identity of a Bonanno Family informant (Preview).
  •  Bill Feather provides details on the founding of twenty-nine United States Mafia organizations (Preview).
  •  Richard Warner reviews books on an axe-wielding killer, the origins of street gangs and revered New York law enforcement officer Joseph Petrosino (Preview).
  •  In The Warner Files, Richard Warner outlines recent changes in the Chicago Outfit (Preview).
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104 Pages

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