By Carl Sifakis
Written by means of a veteran crime reporter, this bestseller is the main entire and up to date resource to be had in this interesting topic. during this "Who's Who" of crime, readers will locate the whole taste and substance of Mafia tradition, customs, and characters awarded in additional than four hundred articles. greater than ninety-five black-and-white images support trap Mafia heritage from the delivery of the brotherhood and the key underworld figures who created it, to the legislation enforcement brokers and corporations who've triedand failedto break it.
The Mafia Encyclopedia contains biographical entries of either good- and not more famous clever men, their felony specialties, profession highlights, pals and enemies, eccentricities, peccadilloes, and often dramatic demises.