Books tagged: bootlegging

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Armand "Tommy" Rava Gambino Family Capo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Armand Rava's 1958 disappearance/murder have never been fully explained. He was reported to have been murdered during a card game. Rava's unexplained demise is typical of Mafiosi who went missing in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The most well known of these was the abduction, and presumed murder, of Anthony Strollo aka "Tough Tony" Bender. Mobster Joseph Vallachi mentioned Rava in his testimony.
George "Big Frenchy" DeMange Harlem's Cotton Club, Owney Madden and Boxing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
"Big Frenchy" DeMange was a trusted and reliable business associate of "Owney" Madden. The two of them ran the Cotton Club. Along with Will Duffy they were the principal backers of Italian heavyweight boxer Primo Carnera from the time he was 23. The triumvirate of mobsters robbed the fighter of much of his hard earned money. On one occasion Madden demonstrated his loyalty by ransoming Big Frenchy.
The It Girl and Me - A Novel of Clara Bow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,720. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Biographical
The secretary to actress Clara Bow describes her topsy-turvy life with the woman they called "The It Girl."
Mary's Secret
Series: Rose Of Skibbereen. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
A beloved character from Book One of “Rose Of Skibbereen”, Mary Driscoll now has a book of her own. Her story is one of passion, betrayal, theft, bootlegging, murder and love, from turn of the 20th century, through the Roaring Twenties, up to the Great Depression. Mary's humor, grit, and pathos -- and her secret -- will stay with you long after you finish reading this remarkable story.
Leonard Moceri Detroit Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Leo Moceri served a prison sentence for extortion before he was released and returned to California in 1966. He began investing money in an earth moving operation run by Los Angleles mobster James the Weasel Jimmy Fratianno. In the 1970s Moceri was an underboss in Cleveland who was second in command to Jack White Licavoli. Eventually Moceri became involved in a disagreement that led to his murder.
Deranged Justice: The Law & Lunacy of Bartow Grover Nix
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On November 7th, 1919 Bartow Grover Nix was hanged for a double murder in Columbus, Georgia...questions continue concerning the prosecution of the case...was it done properly; was Nix even sane. Nearly a century later, Bartow's great nephew reviewed the case with fresh eyes...what he found led to a compelling tale...of the nature of southern justice...in the early 20th century.
The Men Who Killed Oates
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 157,710. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
John Oates---educator of children, corrupter of their flesh, underground business-man, home-wrecker, shape-shifter, adopted son, backroom operative, unlikely patriarch---has disappeared. This would've satisfied many people. Who might be the most satisfied of all?
Secret Life, Secret Death - Going down in flames in Al Capone's Chicago and Northern Wisconsin
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
A young mother makes some hard choices that land her and her son in the Mob in the Roaring 20's, in the thrall of rum runners and crooks. The book includes a young Al Capone, John Dillinger and Northern Wisconsin crooks. A fascinating hunt for the author's grandmother's secret life and death in human trafficking, bootlegging and alcoholism, and the devastating effect on her family.
The Necklace (The Kate Brady Series Book 3)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The necklace is the story of women with dangerous secrets. Kate Brady, now 80 years old is determined that her secret will die with her; Andrea Pryor, 42, the famous television anchor is being blackmailed for hers, and 18-year-old Marianne Woodsman’s takes her on the run through a homeless shelter and a brothel as her story becomes intertwined with Kate’s and Andrea’s in a 3-generational bond.
The Red Scarf (The Kate Brady Series Book 2)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » USA
The dramatic historical crime drama of Kate Brady continues as she joins the FBI, falls in love with an agent and goes undercover to bring down a major crime family.