Books tagged: mafia boss

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Johnny Dio Labor Racketeer and Mafia Enforcer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor
Johnny Dio was a Mafia figure whose career was near its height in the 1950s and continued into the 1970s until his death in Lewisburg Prison. Of all the charges against him during his criminal career the most notorious was the acid throwing incident of pioneering newspaper columnist Victor Riesel. This took place outside a New York City eatery around 3 a.m. in 1956. Riesel was completely blinded.
MAFIA WIFE: Love, Murder & Madness
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 123,440. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a taste for adventure and an agonizing childhood. When they were married two years later, he was not yet a “made man” in the powerful Gambino crime family. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. But Lynda was so happy to be out of her domineering mother’s loveless house.
Anthony Strollo Genovese Racket Boss
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » White-collar crime
Anthony Strollo became the chief lieutenant of Vito Genovese, who was head of a New York Crime family. Strollo disappeared in 1962 and his remains have never been found. There has been speculation that he disappeared voluntarily, perhaps going to Florida where his friend Joe Adonis lived. I have used old newspaper accounts, including columns by Jack Anderson and Drew Pearson, to do my research.
Albert Anastasia Mafia Kingpin Of The Brooklyn Waterfront 1941-1944
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Albert Anastasia was the quintessential Mafia boss, who became the head of the Gambino family, from 1951-1957. The events of his early rise to power include a stint as a master sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II. I have researched the events of his early criminal activity, i.e. his years as an integral figure in the Murder-for-Money gang that was led by garment racketeer Louis Lepke.
Vengeance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
On a cold January morning Reece Culver gets a visit from a woman seeking answers to the mystery of her mother's disappearance. Intrigued by her story he agrees to help and soon travels to the mid-west to search for clues. Not long after, it becomes obvious that someone doesn't want him snooping where he doesn't belong.
Malavita: A Mafia Romance (Blood and Honor, Prequel)
Series: Blood and Honor. Price: Free! Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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A son determined to avenge his family. A daughter desperate for peace. Two fathers intent on destruction… A Mafia prince falls in love with the daughter of the capo who savagely murdered his brothers.
The Key of the Gunovi Family
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Samuel Gunovi, the former quarterback of the high school football team, inherits his father's mafia business and sets his sights on destroying Roger Hill, his former classmate. It is up to Roger to survive the onslaught of the entire Gunovi Family.