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Killing The Mob : The Fight Against Organized Crime In America (The Killing Series ;)

O'Reilly, Bill , author. / Dugard, Martin , author.

Resource Type: Books
Volume: [10]
Edition: First edition.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Place of Pub: New York
Date Published: 2021
ISBN: 125027365X

Includes bibliographical references and index. Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, O'Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson. In addition, the authors highlight the creation of the Mafia Commission, the power struggles within the "Five Families," the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles to control Cuba, Las Vegas and Hollywood, as well as the personal war between the U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and legendary Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa."The true history of organized crime"--


1. Organized crime -- United States -- History -- 20th century.; 2. Mafia -- United States -- History -- 20th century.; 3. Outlaws -- United States -- 20th century -- Biography.; 4. Gangsters -- United States -- 20th century -- Biography.; 5. Gangsters.; 6. Mafia.; 7. Organized crime.; 8. Outlaws.; 9. United States.; 10. Biographies.; 11. History.; 12. True crime stories.; 13. 1900-1999;

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