Join our mailing list!
(Your shopping cart is empty)
Diane Publishing Books
Lucky Luciano: The Man Who Organized Crime in America (rev. ed.)
Hickman Powell (au); Charles Grutzner (pf); Ed Becker (ad)
Revised edition of a book originally published in 1939. Lucky Luciano (1897-1962), known as the Father of Organized Crime, was born in Italy. Reared in poverty, he arrived with his family on N.Y.ís Lower East Side in the early 20th century. He spent his youth among Irish, Jewish, & Italian youths dedicated to crime, some of them going on to become world class thugs. He was sentenced to prison in 1936. When the U.S. entered World War II, Luciano made a deal with the U.S. Govít. that resulted in his being set free & returned to his native Sicily, where he worked for allied interests. After the war, he became involved in the casinos in Havana, Cuba, & spent most of his time in Italy where he ran criminal & drug operations from a distance.
Suggestions of Abuse: True & False Memories of Childhood Sexual Trauma
Mammoth Book of Cats: A Collection of Stories, Verse & Prose
Small Sects in America (rev. ed.)
Baby Bonding: Giving Your Child a Secure Start to Life
Share your knowledge of this product with other customers...
Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
Become an Affiliate
Send Us Feedback
Copyright ï¿½ 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.