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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make things good for you," Smith is reported to have said.53 The Unione was
plagued by tribal warfare, however, until Salvatore Lucania, alias "Charlie Lucky"
Luciano, took over in 1931. Luciano had come to America from Lercara Friddi, ...
“People wanted peace, and the only way of getting it was the arrival of the Allies.”
Referring specifically to the tale of Lucky Luciano's yellow silk kerchief, Professor
Renda notes: “The mechanism of Mafioso pollution of the island administration ...
Gosch and Hammer, The Last Testament of Lucky Luciano, p. 314. 14. Testimony
of Henry L. Giordano, commissioner of Bureau of Narcotics, McClellan
Committee hearings, March 4, 1965, p. 70. 15. They were "Big John" Ormento
and Natale ...
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