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Luciano: The Man Who Modernized the American Mafia

4.5  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Salvatore Charles Luciano was only 8 years old when he arrived in New York from Sicily. By the time he was a teenager he was into a tough, lower East Side gang . . . with such members as Meyers Lansky and Bugsy Siegel. He was a big-time mobster in the making. He thought work was for "crumbs". He would prove he wasn't "just another dumb immigrant kid." He'd become rich and ...more
Unknown Binding, 244 pages
Published July 1975 by Pinnacle Books
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Sep 21, 2014 Walt rated it really liked it
Shelves: organized-crime
There are a lot of books out there on Lucky Luciano. Many of them have been published long after Sciacca wrote this little MMPB. I rated this title so highly because it offers a refreshing account on Luciano. Also, the book was clearly written in response to the Last Testament of Lucky Luciano. It is rare to find a book written solely to rebut the claims of another book.

Factually, there are problems within the book. The author did not have good knowledge about the other LCN families in New York
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