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Angelo Caruso Mafia Underboss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The early 1930s was a time of the Castellammarese War and the murder of "Joe the Boss" Masseria in a Coney Island restaurant in 1931. My ebook focuses on the short tenure of Salvatore Maranzano as Mafia boss of bosses. Specifically I look at the life of Angelo Caruso chosen by Maranzano as his underboss in 1930. Caruso was a career criminal who came to a bloody end in prison on Welfare Island.
Guilty Parties
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It was 1933, Brooke Hart, the son of a prominent merchant in the sleepy town of San Jose, California was kidnapped and murdered by two desperate men caught up in the Great Depression. The citizens of San Jose took matters into their own hands, broke into the Local Jail and lynched the pair. With praise from the Governor no one was ever brought to justice.This moving novel brings history into focus