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Author Dash, Mike.

Title The first family : terror, extortion, revenge, murder, and the birth of the American mafia / Mike Dash.

Imprint New York : Random House, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    364.106 DAS    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxx, 375 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, geneal. table, ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [350]-357) and index.
Summary 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.
Subject Mafia -- United States -- History.
Mafia -- United States -- Biography.
Criminals -- United States -- Biography.
Organized crime -- United States -- Case studies.
ISBN 9781400067220 (alk. paper)
1400067227 (alk. paper)

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