Mafia Cop by Richard Cagan
The Two Families of Michael Palermo; Saints Only Live in Heaven

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Detective Michael Palermo built his career on his unique ability to inhabit two worlds at once: the world of law enforcement and the underworld of New York’s crime family organizations. Palermo participated in over two thousand arrests while maintaining close relationships with the kingpins of organized crime—ties that allowed him to stay one step ahead of the rest of the New York City Police Department. This true crime drama takes you inside the police force at its most corrupt and into the dark and dirty world of dons, consiglieres, underbosses, button men, soldiers, and cowboys.


About Richard Cagan

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Richard Cagan is the author of two biographies, seven full-length novels, a collection of short stories, five plays, and one screenplay. He holds a B.A. degree from Fordham University and a doctorate and postdoctorate degree from Columbia University.
Published January 28, 2013 by Skyhorse Publishing. 416 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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Cagan (The Chrysalis Connection, 2005) details this delicate balancing act by showing how Palermo navigated Mafia-run establishments as well as police hangouts, ultimately welcoming both elements to a christening party for his daughter (a thinly veiled Ray Charles, whom Palermo claims to have hel...

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