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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mafia

3.82  ·  Rating details ·  57 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Here is the most comprehensive introduction to and explanation of the most infamous crime organization in history. Completely updated with more than 70 pages of new material and photographs, it includes information about the shifts in power and tightening of ranks of different families after convictions of their key members; new inside information on the role of the famili ...more
ebook, 2nd Edition, 464 pages
Published January 4th 2005 by Alpha Books
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Walt
Feb 10, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: organized-crime
Certainly a good primer on organized crime
Mick
Aug 24, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of my favorite topics gets thoroughly detailed in this fun read. It contains everything you've ever wanted to know about La Cosa Nostra.
Kathleen
Jan 06, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2013, history, nonfiction
Informative, but drags in places, particularly when listing names and dates of Mafia history in overview. However, definitely worth picking up for a solid grounding in Mafia terminology and history.
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