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Anthony and Vito Giacalone Detroit Mobster Brothers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Anthony Giacalone may have been part of the reason that the Detroit Tigers lost a close pennant race to the Boston Red Sox in 1967. Sports Illustrated reported that Tigers' star pitcher Denny McLain's toes were dislocated in a bizarre incident near season's end. An organist and bookie in a Flint, Michigan steak house, Denny paid out funds to a disgruntled bettor who'd lost money in a horse race.
Morris "Dimples" Wolensky Murder, Inc. Mobster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Gambler Max Fox sought revenge on gambler Morris Wolensky and New York City betting commissioner Robert B. Greene. On August 3, 1944 he found them playing cards at a midtown Manhattan gambling establishment. He opened fire on them. Fox was a former partner of Greene and Wolensky. His grievance against them dated to the 1940 Presidential election when Greene put down a 3-1 bet on Wendell Willkie.
Colombo Crime Family Operations 1960-1970s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
During the 1960s and 1970s the Colombo crime family was immersed in rackets like loansharking and gambling. Its leaders depended on Nicholas "Jiggs" Foriano and Charles "Ruby" Stein as important money lenders. In mid 1971 Joseph Colombo Sr was nearly killed just before leading an Italian-American Unity Parade. In 1977 torsos of persons cut to pieces by mobsters were found throughout New York City.
Gennaro Gerry Lang Langella Colombo Family Mafia Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
My e-book reveals the ties between the Colombo and Lucchese crime families, the friendship between John Gotti and Gennaro Langella and other Mafiosi details. The mid 1980s was a time when NYC District Attorney Rudolph Guiliani and FBI Director made serious inroads into suppressing mob power in the New York metropolitan area. Gerry Lang Langella and the Persico brothers were hunted as fugitives.
On the Side of the Angel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,980. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
2005. Lina Forman has an assumed name, a vendetta, a résumé of varied skills, and the knowledge to make her a force to fear. Known in criminal circles as "Bartering Angel," a mysterious “fixer” who keeps bad guys out of trouble, she assumes the name Lina when she arrives in Pittsburgh.Can Lina preserve her reputation and make good on her promises? Or will a careless oversight expose her secrets?
William Bufalino Detroit Teamster and Jimmy Hoffa's Lawyer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
William Bufalino came head to head with Senate Rackets Committee Chief Counsel Robert Kennedy in 1959. Kennedy and committee chairman John McClellan were convinced of Bufalino's ties to organized crime. Bufalino denied this as a witness and sued Kennedy following the conclusion of the Senate proceedings. Bufalino later defended Alan Markowitz, a topless dance club owner, before retiring in 1982.
Thomas "Tommy Karate" Pitera Bonanno Family Hit Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Thomas Karate Pitera was a methodical killer who dismembered his victims and kept parts of their anatomy, i.e. ears, etc., as trophies. He had a long career with the Bonanno family and was most recently confined to a Federal prison in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Pitera was a skilled martial arts proponent who preferred killing with a gun. He buried his victims on a Staten Island beach.
Double Cross | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Double Cross The Story of the Mobster Who Controlled America Summary and Analysis From Chuck Giancana & Sam Giancana by Summary Station This beautifully written book isn’t merely a tale of a mobster’s life; it reveals the pain of a notorious person’s family. Also, Double Cross is a tale of the love and compassion a younger brother has for his older, successful, but ruthless sibling.
Salvatore D'Aquila First Gambino Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Toto D'Aquila was shot 5 times by unknown assailants in October 1928. He had just driven from the Bronx to take his wife to a doctor in Manhattan. As his wife and four children made their way into the physician's office Toto stepped outside to repair his car. Looking up from the hood of the auto he spoke with the men briefly before they shot him multiple times. D'Aquila was the first Gambino boss.
Больничная мистерия или палата № 6
Series: Чашка кофейной хроники. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: Russian. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Опять незабываемый Сэм. Даже в больнице он умудрился засветить свои жёлтые коронки и набычиться перед телохранителем губернатора. А каков мастак в решении проблемы преодоления системы контроля доступа, нет ну это уже чересчур...