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The Resource Mob boss : the life of Little Al D'Arco, the man who brought down the Mafia, Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins

Mob boss : the life of Little Al D'Arco, the man who brought down the Mafia, Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins

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Mob boss : the life of Little Al D'Arco, the man who brought down the Mafia
Title
Mob boss
Title remainder
the life of Little Al D'Arco, the man who brought down the Mafia
Statement of responsibility
Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins
Title variation
Mob boss
Title variation remainder
the life of Little Al DArco, the man who brought down the Mafia
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"As top boss of the Luchese crime family, Alfonso "Little Al" D'Arco was the highest-ranking mobster to ever share Mafia secrets when he changed sides in 1991. His testimony sent more than fifty mobsters to prison, and prompted others to make the same choice, including John Gotti's top aide, Salvatore "Sammy Bull" Gravano. Yet up until the day he renounced the mob, Al D'Arco lived and breathed the old-school gangster lessons he learned growing up on the streets of Little Italy. But after he narrowly escaping an assassination attempt, D'Arco decided to quit the mob. Taking the family down as he left, some of the spilled secrets are: One of New York's most famous pizza parlors, Ray's Pizza, was a major Mafia center for multi-million-dollar heroin deals A pair of Mafia hitmen carried out dozens of murders dressed as women, including one hit inside a funeral limousine wearing a black dress and veil Crazy Joe Gallo planned to kidnap the son of newsman Jimmy Breslin as revenge for Breslin's mocking novel, "The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight" about Gallo With the full participation of D'Arco, New York reporters Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins detail a New York dominated by strutting gangland personalities in this riveting narrative that takes readers behind the famous witness testimony for a comprehensive look at the Mafia in New York City"--
Summary
After he escaped an assassination attempt, Alfonso "Little Al" D'Arco, the top boss of the Luchese crime family, became the highest-ranking mobster to turn government witness, which resulted in the imprisonment of more than 50 mobsters
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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10221054
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DLC
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Capeci, Jerry
Dewey number
  • 364.1092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6452.N72
LC item number
M3423 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1932-
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Robbins, Tom
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True
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  • D'Arco, Alfonso
  • Mafia
  • Criminals
  • Organized crime
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Criminals & Outlaws
Target audience
adult
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the life of Little Al D'Arco, the man who brought down the Mafia
Label
Mob boss : the life of Little Al D'Arco, the man who brought down the Mafia, Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins
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Publication
Note
Includes index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2013016768
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 420 pages
Isbn
9781250006868
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013016768
Media category
unmediated
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rdamedia
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illustrations
Label
Mob boss : the life of Little Al D'Arco, the man who brought down the Mafia, Jerry Capeci and Tom Robbins
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2013016768
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 420 pages
Isbn
9781250006868
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013016768
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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