The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mafia, 2nd Edition by Jerry Capeci

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Here is the most comprehensive introduction to and explanation of the most infamous crime organization in history. Completely updated with more than 70 pages of new material and photographs, it includes information about the shifts in power and tightening of ranks of different families after convictions of their key members; new inside information on the role of the families in Chicago, Boston, Las Vegas, Rochester, and even Montreal; and updates on the DeCavalcante family who bragged they were the real Sopranos on FBI wiretaps.

- More than 70 pages of new material

- Full of dramatic anecdotes and photos about everything from Capone to Gotti and beyond

- Written by acclaimed expert author and reporter of all things Mafia in his weekly online column "Gang Land" (


About Jerry Capeci

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Jerry Capeci is one of America?s foremost experts on organized crime. A frequent guest on television programs in the United States and Canada, Capeci has co-authored three books about the Mafia and has written scores of articles and features about organized crime for magazines and newspapers. Since 1996, Capeci has written ?Gang Land,? an award-winning online column about the Mafia that evolved from a weekly column he wrote for New York Daily News from 1989 to 1995.
Published January 4, 2005 by Alpha. 467 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, War, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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