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Author Lance, Peter

Title Deal with the devil : the FBI's secret thirty-year relationship with a Mafia killer / Peter Lance.

Imprint New York : William Morrow ; c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    363.2509 LAN    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    363.2509 LAN    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    363.2509 LAN    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 652 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [555]-634) and index.
Contents The kiss of death -- A true Machiavelli -- Hitting the boss -- The Special goes south -- Sinatra, Capote, and the Animal -- Agent provocateur -- God, the Mob, and the FBI -- Thirty days in forty-two years -- The Octopus -- Guns and rabbis -- The royal marriage -- Going to Hell for this -- Love collision -- Twenty grand a week -- Enter the Secret Service -- Death of a second son -- The case of cases -- I shot him a couple of times -- Murder on the overpass -- A connection by blood -- Rumblings of war -- Death by wire -- Brains, butcher, and bull -- Coup d'etat -- Pearl Harbor -- Go out and kill somebody -- The hit on Nicky Black -- Closing and reopening "34" -- Who's going to win this thing? -- Scarpa's war -- A gain of sand on Jones Beach -- Expecting to go home -- The OPR -- The dying declaration -- Burning a good cop -- Gaspipe's confession -- Insane mad-dog killer -- Organized crime and terrorism -- Junior's second sting -- The cover up virus -- Agent of death -- G-man sticks it to DA -- The son also rises -- Appendix A. The principal figures -- Appendix B. The marriage certificate of Gregory Scarpa and Lili Dajani -- Appendix C. Gregory Scarpa Sr., arrest record -- Appendix D. June 18, 1962, Airtel to J. Edgar Hoover debriefing of Gregory Scarpa Sr. -- Appendix E. The "Girlfriend 302" -- Appendix F. 302 from Scarpa Jr.'s sting of Ramzi Yousef -- Appendix G. Ramzi Yousef's "kite" from the Scarpa Jr.-Yousef sting -- Appendix H. Judge Reichbach's decision and order dismissing the DeVecchio case.
Summary "Lance draws on three decades of once-secret FBI files and exclusive new interviews to disclose the epic saga of Colombo family capo Gregory Scarpa Sr., who spent more than thirty years as a paid Top Echelon FBI informant while wreaking havoc as a drug dealer, loan shark, bank robber, hijacker, high-end securities thief-- and killer"--Book jacket.
Subject DeVecchio, R. Lindley.
Scarpa, Gregory, Sr., 1928-1994
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees -- Biography
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees.
Political corruption -- United States
Organized crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- Case studies
Mafia -- New York (State) -- New York
Police -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography
ISBN 0061455342
9780061455360 (pbk.)

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