Octopus: The Long Reach of the International Sicilian Mafia
Simon & Schuster, 1991 - 384 pagine
A shocking expose of how the Sicilian Mafia uses financial influence and ruthless violence to control the international narcotics trade. "The most definitive work yet published on the transformation of the old bootlegging and gambling Mafia into a multinational conglomerate".--The Washington Times.
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23 Buscetta had already made one of these decisions from New York in 1969,
thereby shattering the longest peace Palermo had known. The kill rate had
hovered around zero in the city after the Ciaculli bomb disaster of 1963. Then, in
to 1957: extortion, kidnapping, theft, drug running, tobacco smuggling, public
massacre (the Ciaculli bomb), multiple homicides for "cruel and abject motives,"
and "organized delinquency." The trial was conducted in the Calabrian city of ...
others who clearly enjoyed their work-Pino “Scarpuzeddu” (Old Shoe) Greco of
Ciaculli, for one. But those in command of their advancing army were not
necessarily sadists or perverts. The wholesale, brutal slaughter was deliberate, ...
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Four years of exhaustive research in police records, court documents, and other archives has convinced Sterling, author of Terror Network ( LJ 3/15/81), that the Mafia operates a massive conspiracy ... Leggi recensione completa
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