xxx, 375 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps, geneal. table, ports. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -357) and index.
Using previously untapped Secret Service archives, prison records, and interviews with surviving family members, Dash presents the gripping story of the birth of the Italian Mafia in America, and brings to life the remarkable villains and unusual heroes of the Mafia's early years.