Published: September 15, 2011
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1848581076
ISBN - 13: 9781848581074
From the Publisher
The Mafia began on a small island in the Mediterranean, Sicily. It
grew to become a major political force in Italy, while its
tentacles penetrated every aspect of life in the United States.
Through drugs, it spread its influence to Britain, Canada and
Australia. And through the gangster movies of Hollywood, including
The Godfather and Goodfellas, it permeates popular culture.
The History of The Mafia is full of blood-chilling characters, from
Al Capone, who ran Chicago during Prohibition, and hitmen Louis
Lekpe and Alberto Anastasia who founded Murder, Inc, to Toto Riina,
'boss of bosses', John Gotti, 'the Teflon don', and Bernardo 'The
Tractor' Provenzano, who hid out from the law in a farmhouse for 43
These were extraordinary men who lived through extraordinary times.
The History of the Mafia tells the story of their lives, their
families, their codes, their crimes, and their cold-blooded
murders. A long and enthralling tale, drenched in blood and scored
22 cm x 30 cm 208 page hardcover.