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The Lanzetti Mob Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1921-1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The Lanzetti Mob controlled vice in South Philadelphia for almost two decades. Unlike rival gangsters they were diversified, entering numerous rackets. Aside from bootlegging the Lanzettis were also involved in drugs, the lottery, numbers running.. The murder of mob leader Pius Lanzetti on the final day of 1936 spelled the end of the family mobsters' power. Yet there were remnants that survived.
Frank Funzi Tieri Genovese Family Crime Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The Genovese family had fallen on hard times by the time Funzi Tieri became its boss in the late 1970s, Both Vito Genovese and Tieri had been associates of Charles Lucky Luciano, whose legacy for narcotics racketeering and profit making was well known. The Mafia continued evolving. Atlantic City offered new rackets. Tieri profited from the execution of Philadelphia Boss Angelo Bruno in 1979.
The Murder of Pasqualino Lolordo Al Capone Minion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Pasqualino Lolordo headed the Unione Siciliano for only just more than four months. He was an Al Capone plant during an era of gang warfare in Chicago unrivaled in any other era. Perhaps Lolordo's murder was the work of Giuseppe Joe Aiello or it may have been carried out by Sicilians from New York sent to avenge the death of Brooklyn gangster Tony Yale. My book was researched from news clippings.
For I Have Sinned
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,230. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a story of renewed family ties and the disillusionment of youthful idealism. It weaves together the story of life and death, the coming of age of an Italian-American youth while visiting the home of his ancestors, and later the intricacies of Italian law while giving a layperson a glimpse into the machinations of the Bank of the Vatican.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
Bonanno Family Members In New York In 1920
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
My eBook profiles more than 100 Bonanno family members who lived in all boroughs of New York City in 1920. For each head of household, I have listed street address information as well as work industries. Related family members are described. Immigration and Naturalization dates are given, as is literacy data. Entries were researched from the 1920 U.S. Census and New York City Business Directory.
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Memoirs of a Gondolier: Where Do People Find Love?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A collection of true stories & events experienced by a Las Vegas gondolier, Umberto, who over the years has been made privy to countless stories from real couples on where they first met & how they found love. We get a glimpse into the fascinating life of a gondolier, whose remarkable experiences & captivating stories shed light on many issues of love, inspire & entertain along the way!
L'Estate in tavola
Series: Nero di Seppia, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: Italian. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » European
Ricettario per gli amanti del buon sapore. Lo chef Alberico Nunziata propone per l'estate i suoi piatti migliori.
Il mistero di Calatubo
Series: Nero di Seppia, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Piacevole giallo nel quale si rivivono, magistralmente descritte, le atmosfere della Sicilia più profonda.