Gangsters of Miami by Ron Chepesiuk
True Tales of Mobsters, Gamblers, Hit Men, Con Men and Gang Bangers from the Magic City

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This book chronicles gang and gangster history using profiles to tell the rise of the gangster and history of crime in Miami. Known as the Magic City, the book traces gangsters that include the notorious smugglers of the Prohibition era, famous mobsters like Al Capone and Myer Lansky, the Cuban Mafia, the Colombian cartel, the Russian mafia, and the current street gangs that have come to plague Miami after the advent of crack cocaine.

About Ron Chepesiuk

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Ron Chepesiuk is head of the Winthrop University Archives and has been a freelance writer and journalist since 1982. He is the author of numerous historical books, including Winthrop College: A Pictorial History, and he has published more than 1,500 magazine and newspaper articles in over 200 publications, including Modern Maturity and The New York Times. Gina Price White is the assistant archivist at the Winthrop University Archives. She has written articles on local history for the Chester News and Reporter and the Rock Hill Herald. The authors hope their tribute to the influential women of South Carolina will inspire others to collect these valuable records and preserve them for future generations.
Published November 16, 2009 by Barricade Books. 358 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences.

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