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Author Hortis, C. Alexander, 1972- author.

Title The mob and the city : the hidden history of how the mafia captured New York / C. Alexander Hortis ; foreword by James B. Jacobs (coauthor of Breaking the Devil's pact).

Published Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.106097471 HORT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 382 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-360) and index.
Contents Foreword / by Dr. James B. Jacobs -- Introduction: The godfather vs. New York history -- A city built for the mob -- Prohibition and the rise of the Sicilians -- The mafia rebellion of 1928-31 and the fall of the boss of bosses -- The racketeer cometh : how the mob infiltrated labor unions -- The mafia and the drug trade -- The mob nightlife -- The lives of wiseguys -- Mouthpieces for the mob : crooked cops, mob lawyers, and Director Hoover -- The assassinations of 1957 -- Apalachin -- Conclusion: New York's mafia.
Subject Mafia -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
Organized crime -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
ISBN 9781616149239 (hardback)
161614923X (hardback)
9781616149246 (ebook)