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Frank Friel
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Breaking The Mob

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Frank Friel, a Philadelphia police detective whose work was featured on 60 Minutes, led the Organized Crime Task Force established to destroy the Scarfo mob's bloody dictatorship of violence and corruption. He also risked his career to free a man sentenced to die for two mob murders he had not committed. Here is Friel's remarkable story. Illustrated. ...more
Published June 1st 1990 by McGraw-Hill Companies
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Dec 17, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was given this book as a gift and had no idea how much I would enjoy it when I received it. I'm not sure how much of the prose was aided by the co-author, but I felt like the story flowed seamlessly and the point of view felt true to the author's life experience of being a cop in Philadelphia. It reminded me of the HBO show The Wire in it's ability to convey the shortcomings of the American legal system and the brutal experiences of people involved in the mafia or drug trades, while also showi ...more
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