Lucky Luciano: The Rise and Fall of a Mob Boss by William Donati, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®
Donati English, U of Las Vegas uses wire tap transcripts, police records, grand jury testimony, witness interviews and other related documents from the Luciano file stored in New York City's municipal archives, to recount the career and eventual conviction of 's crime boss, Lucky Luciano. This narrative history focuses on Luciano's involvement in organized prostitution and the expansion of the international heroin trade.
The organizational structure of New York City's prostitution rings, Luciano's arrest in , and the attempt to frame a member of prosecutor, Thomas E Dewey's staff are discussed in detail. Readers interested the history of organized crime in New York City will appreciate this work.
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Lucky Luciano: The Rise and Fall of a Mob Boss
Author Donati, William. Subjects Luciano, Lucky, Mafia -- United States. Summary "This book takes scholarship on Luciano to a new level. Topics include: the complex structure of the New York City bordellos and the takeover; his role in the expansion of the international heroin trade; and the shocking attempt to sexually frame a member of prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey's staff in a desperate bid to overturn Luciano's conviction"--Provided by publisher.
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- ISBN 13: 9780786446667.
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