Skip to content

Five Families The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires

ISBN-10: 0312361815

ISBN-13: 9780312361815

Edition: 2006

Authors: Selwyn Raab

List price: $22.99
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 9/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Introduction
A Fiery Saint
Tumac's Tale
Roots
The Castellammarese War
Dirty Thirties
Runaway Jury
Unlucky Lucky
Prime Minister
Murder Inc.
A Profitable War
Serene Times
"Wake Up, America!"
Heroin and Apalachin
Death of a President
"The Ring of Truth"
A Splendid Band: The Mob
The Birth of RICO
Unity Day
Ubazze and Lilo
The FBI Wises Up
The Big Boys
Operation Jaguar
Planting Season
"This Is It!"
The Curtain Rises
The Concrete Club
"Far from Finished"
Turning Point
Snake Charmer
Carmine's War
Dynasty
A Hell of a Legacy
Quack-Quack
"Shame on Them"
"He's Like Robin Hood"
Mrs. Cirelli's Holiday
"I Want to Switch Governments"
Bitter Aftermath
Self-Worship
Gaspipe
Blood Purge
The Professor and Fat Pete
Tumac's Turn
455 Years in Prison
"Team America"
The Pajama Game
Psychological Warfare
The Real Boss
Chin's Millions
"I Know Where Bodies Are Buried"
Brought to Bay
Chin's Last Hurrah
Nothing Magical: Forensic Accounting
"You Did a Good Job, Louie"
"Good-Looking Sal"
The Mob's Horatio Alger
The Genial Godfather aka "The Ear"
Mafia Groupies
Divide and Conquer
The Domino Syndrome
Afterword: Back to the Caves
Epilogue: The Lucchese Family and "The Mafia Cops"
Family Trees
Mafia Boss Succession
Principal Sources and References
Selected Bibliography
Index