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Murder Inc The Story of the Syndicate Killing Machine

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ISBN-10: 0615643027

ISBN-13: 9780615643021

Edition: 1st

Authors: Burton Turkus, Sid Feder, Peter Lance

List price: $60.00
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Murder Inc. by former Brooklyn D.A. Burton B. Turkus and veteran A.P. war correspondent Sid Feder is the riveting true crime classic that rips the lid off the national crime Syndicate"s "killing machine" that took 1,000 lives nationwide during the 1930's and 40's. In a page-turning non-fiction account that reads like a crime thriller, Turkus and Feder take us behind the scenes with the untold story of how Sicilian gangsters Lucky Luciano, Albert Anastasia and Joe Adonis partnered with Jewish gangsters Meyer Lansky, Bugsy Siegel and Louis "Lepke" Buchalter to create a multi-million rackets enterprise that included, gambling, prostitution, union corruption and the lucrative murder-for-hire…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Tenacity Media Books
Publication date: 6/19/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 538
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.06" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Burton B. Turkus, the Assistant District Attorney in Kings Country (Brooklyn) sent Louis "Lepke" Buchalter and six other Murder Incorporated gangsters to the electric chair. After breaking up the Syndicate "Killing Machine," he went on to become one of the most successful labor negotiators in New York history during the 1950's, 60's and 70's. Co-author Sid Feder was a veteran war correspondent during World War II. For 17 years he covered crime and other national stories for the Associated Press and wrote dozens of articles for the Saturday Evening Post, True and Collier's magazine among others.

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