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The Men Behind Chicago Mob Wives: Vincent Rizza
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Kiesha Joseph. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Vincent Rizza is the father of Pia Rizza of the reality series VH1 Mob Wives Chicago. He was a long-serving Chicago police officer well known for his controversial activities as a member of “The Outfit”, a Chicago division of La Cosa Nostra AKA The Mob. Today, he's famous for becoming a “mob rat”, who was a government witness in the trial of his fellow mobsters.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Joseph Ferragamo, Louis Facciolo and Bruno Facciolo
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This ebook contains the biographies of the men behind VH1 Mob Wives Carla Facciolo, who are her claim to fame as one of the La Cosa Nostra stars of the hit reality TV show. Carla's qualifications come from three different directions. Carla's ex-husband, Joseph “Joe” Ferragamo. Carla's father, Louis “Louie” Facciolo. Carla's Uncle Bruno Facciolo.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Benjamin “Lefty Guns” Ruggiero
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Benjamin Ruggiero is the late grandfather of Ramona Rizzo of VH1 Mob Wives. He was well known in La Cosa Nostra as “Lefty Two Guns”, “Lefty Guns” and “Lefty.” He was given the nickname, Lefty, because when he shot dice, he always roll them with his left hand. The nickname, Two Guns, came from the observation that whenever he shot someone, he always did it with one gun in each hand.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Frank “The German” Schweihs
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
This is the biography of Frank “The German” Schweihs, the deceased father of Nora Schweihs, one of the stars of the VH1 Mob Wives Chicago, a spinoff of VH1 Mob Wives. The German was an alleged La Cosa Nostra hit man for the Chicago Mob known as The Outfit. Frank Schweihs was a killer by nature. A loaded six-shooter would even feel intimidated around him. He was an alleged mob assassin.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Salvatore “Sally Dogs” Lombardi
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 6. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012 by Kiesha Joseph. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Salvatore “Sally Dogs” Lombardi, uncle of Big Ang of VH1 Mob Wives, was low-key capo of the Genovese Crime Family. Even though he held the capo position within the highest profile criminal family in New York, Salvatore Lombardi is not very well known, publicly. He lived in Brooklyn and he and his crew members operated out of the Gravesend section.
The Men Behind Chicago Mob Wives: John "Big John" Fecarotta
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
John Fecarotta AKA “Big John” is the uncle of Renee Fecarotta Russo of VH1 Mob Wives Chicago. Big John was allegedly a “juice loan collector”, also known as a loan shark, meaning he used to loan money to people at a very high interest rate.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Anthony “TG” Graziano
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Anthony Graziano, also known as “TG”, is a mobster who refused to become a federal government witness. He was born in Staten Island, New York in 1940. He grew up during a time when being a mobster was something most youngsters only dreamed of. He is well known as a Consigliere and Capo of the Bonanno Crime Family. He's the father of Renee Graziano of VH1 Mob Wives.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Lee D'Avanzo
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Lee D'Avanzo is a mobster best known for being the leader of the New Springville Boys. This gang was allegedly the farm team for the Colombo Crime Family and the Bonanno Crime Family. He dated Karen Gravano, daughter of Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano. Then, Lee fell in love with her friend, Drita. They got married and have two beautiful daughters. Drita and Karen are stars on VH1 Mob Wives.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Hector “Junior” Pagan
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Hector Pagan, Jr is the ex-husband of Renee Graziano of Mob Wives. He grew up as a street thug in the streets of Brooklyn, New York. Hector had fallen in love with boxing when he was a teenager. He spent most of his time training, and never cared to finish the last five years of school. His promising boxing career came to an abrupt end when in a nightclub one evening. And, a mobster was born.
Nove anni dopo...
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Price: Free! Words: 4,570. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
Gabriele Capelli Editore mette gratuitamente a disposizione questo testo in formato ebook. “Nove anni dopo” è il capitolo di chiusura del libro “Operazioni sotto copertura. Come ho infiltrato i cartelli della droga”. Si tratta di un capitolo che non esiste nella versione francese perché aggiunto dall'autore al testo italiano pubblicato nel 2010. Si descrive cosa è successo dal 2001 al 2010.
The Dark Knight Massacre (My Story of the Colorado Movie Theater Shooting)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
I will tell you my story of what really happened during the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado.
The Men Behind Mob Wives: Sammy "The Bull" Gravano
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Series: The Men Behind Mob Wives, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Salvatore “Sammy” Gravano, AKA “Sammy the Bull”, is the father of Karen Gravano of VH1 Mob Wives. He's a La Cosa Nostra mobster who turned into a mob rat. Sammy was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 12, 1945 and grew to be a drug dealer, mob underboss and Mafia hitman. Sammy the Bull went against the omerta code, changing the course of his life forever. Image: Simon Howden/FreeDigitalPhoto
Gotti and Me: A Crime Reporter's Close Encounters With the New York Mafia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Crime reporter and author David J. Krajicek writes about his encounters with the Gotti family, and he includes in this collection four other New York mob stories he wrote about the New York Daily News.
Las Vegas Mafia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Giuseppe Morello was the first Godfather in the United States. Morello was in born in Corleone, Sicily in 1867. Vito Corleone was modeled after Morello in Coppola’s film, Godfather. There was no escaping the Godfather saga on my campus at San Francisco State University where Francis Ford Coppola’s brother August was Dean.
A California Pelican Bay Prison Story-Race Riot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
As seen on Lock Up- A penetrating look inside of one California's most violent prisons. B.J, a drug dealer serving time, takes the reader on a never before seen, inside look at a California level 4 prison. The inner dynamics between prison guards, gang investigators and the Warden are on display along with the political climate between races and a war is brewing between the Mexicans and Blacks!