True Crime - Organized Crime

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No Angel: My Harrowing Undercover Jou...

Jay Dobyns

Here, from Jay Dobyns, the first federal agent to infiltrate the inner circle of the outlaw Hells Angels Motorcycle Club, is the inside story of the twenty-one-month operation that almost cost him his family, his sanity, and his life....

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Published: Feb 2010

Mobfiles: Mobsters, Molls and Murder

George Anastasia

For more than 25 years as a reporter with the Philadelphia Inquirer George Anastasia has made tracking the demise of the American Mafia his regular beat, writing investigative pieces, profiles and slices of underworld life. Mobfiles i...

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Published: Sep 2008

The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia C...

Philip Carlo

He was Sammy the Bull Gravano's partner in the killing of Paul Castellano. John Gotti hired him to torture and kill his neighbor. A favorite among all the seven East Coast crime families, Richard "Ice Man" Kuklinski conducte...

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Published: Sep 2007

Deal with the Devil: The FBI's Secret...

Peter Lance

In Deal with the Devil, five-time Emmy Award–winning investigative reporter Peter Lance draws on three decades of once-secret FBI files to tell the definitive story of Greg Scarpa Sr., a Mafia capo who "stopped counting" a...

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Published: Jun 2014

Prodigal Father, Pagan Son: Growing U...

Anthony "Lt" Menginie

By the time he was thirteen, he already had attended thirteen funerals.            Abandoned by his mother, and with his father, "Mangy" Menginie—president of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, Philadelphia chapter—i...

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Published: Jun 2012

The Westies: Inside New York's Irish ...

T. J. English

Even among the Mob, the Westies were feared. Starting with a partnership between two sadistic thugs, Jimmy Coonan and Mickey Featherstone, the gang rose out of the inferno of Hell's Kitchen, a decaying tenderloin slice of New York Cit...

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Published: Nov 2006

News of a Kidnapping

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

In 1990, fearing extradition to the United States, Pablo Escobar – head of the Medellín drug cartel – kidnapped ten notable Colombians to use as bargaining chips. With the eye of a poet, García Márquez describes the survivors' ...

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Published: Jan 2008

Londongrad: From Russia with Cash: Th...

Mark Hollingsworth

A dazzling tale of incredible wealth, ferocious disputes, beautiful women, private jets, mega-yachts, the world's best soccer players, and chauffeur-driven Range Rovers with tinted windows The amazing true story of how London became ...

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Published: Nov 2010

The Quiet Don

Matt Birkbeck

To what extent was Rosario "Russell" Bufalino involved in the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa in 1975? In the CIA's recruitment of gangsters to assassinate Fidel Castro?  In organizing the historic meeting of crime chieftains ...

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Published: Oct 2013

The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Ch...

Patrick Radden Keefe

In this thrilling panorama of real-life events, Patrick Radden Keefe investigates a secret world run by a surprising criminal: a charismatic middle-aged grandmother, who from a tiny noodle shop in New York's Chinatown managed a multi-...

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Published: Jul 2010

Chemical Cowboys: The DEA's Secret Mi...

Lisa Sweetingham

In 1995, after receiving a tip from an informant that a new drug called Ecstasy was being pushed in Manhattan's nightclubs, DEA agent Robert Gagne embarked on a mission to unravel one of the world's most lucrative drug-trafficking net...

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Published: Jun 2010

Born to Kill: The Rise and Fall of Am...

T. J. English

Throughout the late eighties and nineties, a gang of young Asian refugees cut a bloody swath through New York's Chinatown. They were the lost children of the Vietnam War, severed from their families by violence and cast adrift in a s...

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Published: Jun 2009

The First Family: Terror, Extortion, ...

Mike Dash

Before the notorious Five Families who dominated U.S. organized crime for a bloody half century, there was the one-fingered criminal genius Giuseppe Morello–known as "The Clutch Hand"–and his lethal coterie of associates...

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Published: Aug 2010

Family Affair: Greed, Treachery, and ...

Sam Giancana

The true story of the vicious Chicago underworld from a New York Times bestselling author. With a contract out on his life, Nicholas "Nicky Breeze" Calabrese turned government witness and revealed the truth about the murder...

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Published: Mar 2010

Casino: Love and Honor in Las Vegas

Nicholas Pileggi

CASINO From Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy —the #1 bestseller that became Martin Scorsese's Academy Award–winning film GoodFellas—comes the brilliantly told true story of love, marriage, adultery, murder, and revenge, Mafia...

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Published: Jun 2011

The Medici Conspiracy: The Illicit Jo...

Peter Watson

The story begins, as stories do in all good thrillers, with a botched robbery and a police chase. Eight Apuleian vases of the fourth century B.C. are discovered in the swimming pool of a German-based art smuggler. More valuable ...

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Published: Jun 2007

Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on t...

Jake Adelstein

A riveting true-life tale of newspaper noir and Japanese organized crime from an American investigative journalist. Jake Adelstein is the only American journalist ever to have been admitted to the insular Tokyo Metropolitan Police Pr...

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Published: Oct 2010

Blood and Honor: Inside the Scarfo Mo...

George Anastasia

Here is the critically acclaimed inside story, now in an expanded edition, about the rise and fall of Philadelphia's notorious Scarfo organization. Blunt and unsparing, it is a first-hand account of murder, money, and corruption told ...

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Published: Oct 2003

Gotti's Rules: The Story of John Alit...

George Anastasia

From the New York Times bestselling author of Blood and Honor and The Last Gangster—"one of the most respected crime reporters in the country" (60 Minutes)—comes the sure to be headline-making inside story of the Gotti a...

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Published: Nov 2015

The Pirates of Somalia: Inside Their ...

Jay Bahadur

The first close-up look at the hidden world of Somali pirates by a young journalist who dared to make his way into their remote havens and spent a year infiltrating their lives.br brFor centuries, stories of pirates have captured ima...

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Published: Aug 2012

American Kingpin: The Epic Hunt for t...

Nick Bilton

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. The unbelievable true story of the man who built a billion-dollar online drug empire from his bedroom—and almost got away with it   In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbrich...

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Published: May 2018

Jersey Tough: My Wild Ride from Outla...

Wayne "Big Chuck" Bradshaw

The only patch-wearing outlaw biker to become a sworn police officer and live to tell his taleIn 1977, Wayne "Big Chuck" Bradshaw was Jersey tough. He was a member of the outlaw Pagans bike gang, a One Percenter, and had ear...

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Published: Mar 2016

The Good Rat: A True Story

Jimmy Breslin

Of course Pulitzer Prize winner Jimmy Breslin recognized Burton Kaplan right away as the Mafia witness of the ages. Breslin comes from the same Queens streets as mob bosses John Gotti and Vito Genovese. But even they couldn't match K...

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Published: Feb 2009

Dirty Dealing: Drug Smuggling on the ...

Gary Cartwright

"Cartwright tells the story of the Chagra brothers, Lee and Joe, as they get mixed up with the drug-running community along the border and in short order find themselves hopelessly entangled in a net cast by the DEA. Even readers...

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Published: Nov 2010

Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West...

Neil G. Clark

At a time when the Port of New York was ruled by lawless criminals, one hoodlum towered above the rest and secretly controlled the piers for over thirty years. Dock Boss: Eddie McGrath and the West Side Waterfront is the fascinatin...

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Published: Jul 2017

Family Secrets: The Case That Cripple...

Jeff Coen

Even in Chicago, a city steeped in mob history and legend, the Family Secrets case was a true spectacle when it made it to court in 2007. A top mob boss, a reputed consigliere, and other high-profile members of the Chicago Outfit were...

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Published: Sep 2010

Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Jour...

Alfredo Corchado

A crusading Mexican-American journalist searches for justice and hope in an increasingly violent Mexico In the last decade, more than 100,000 people have been killed or disappeared in the Mexican drug war, and drug trafficking there i...

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Published: May 2014

The Silent Don: The Criminal Underwor...

Scott M. Deitche

The Silent Don exposes the life and ruthless times of one of America's most powerful and feared mob bosses. With a criminal empire that stretched from the Gulf Coast throughout the Caribbean, Trafficante was linked to drug trafficking...

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Published: Feb 2009

King of the Godfathers

Anthony DeStefano

The Last Of The Old-World Mob Bosses--And The Ultimate Betrayal For more than twenty years, Joseph "Big Joey" Massino ran what was called the largest criminal network in the U.S., employing over two hundred and fifty made men and unt...

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Published: Jun 2008

Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Ri...

Peter Edwards

Bestselling crime writers Peter Edwards and Antonio Nicaso reveal the final years of Canada's top mafia boss, Vito Rizzuto, and his bloody war to avenge his family and control the North American drug trade.      Until Vito Rizzut...

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Published: Aug 2015
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