Cos Non Si Pu Vivere

Autore: Fabio De Paquale
Editore: LIT EDIZIONI
ISBN: 8868260514
Grandezza: 78,22 MB
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Palermo come Beirut. Estate 1983: la Cupola di Cosa nostra con un'autobomba sconvolge la città e l'Italia intera. Strade sventrate, scenari da guerra civile. Il tritolo, usato per la prima volta per un delitto eccellente, uccide un giudice antimafia, il "capo" di Giovanni Falcone e Paolo Borsellino. Il consigliere dell'Ufficio istruzione aveva esagerato, doveva essere punito e fermato prima che scoprisse troppo. Rocco Chinnici dava la caccia alla mafia militare, ma soprattutto ai colletti bianchi, per stanare il terzo livello, quello degli intoccabili. Aveva ideato il pool antimafia, rivoluzionato il metodo investigativo, scardinato le casseforti delle banche, per mettere il naso sui patrimoni sospetti. Stava per chiudere il cerchio attorno ai mandanti e agli esecutori dei delitti di Piersanti Mattarella, Pio La Torre e Carlo Alberto dalla Chiesa, per i quali pensava ci fosse un'unica regia. La storia gli darà ragione. Il suo lavoro istruttorio confluirà infatti nel primo maxiprocesso alla mafia, iniziato dopo la sua morte e concluso nel 1987. Storia di una strage annunciata e di un uomo condannato dal "tribunale" della mafia e da quello della giustizia "sonnolenta". Caterina, Elvira e Giovanni Chinnici, dopo trent'anni, rivelano i retroscena: "Papà fu lasciato solo, offerto ai suoi carnefici". Testimonianze, nuovi documenti e risvolti inediti. Il giallo del processo sulla presunta corruzione del giudice messinese che assolse mandanti e killer... Prefazione di Pietro Grasso.

Mob Star

Autore: Gene Mustain
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1440695806
Grandezza: 17,30 MB
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John Gotti is terminally ill; when he passes on to that great Mafia in the sky, co-author Capeci will be in great demand for interviews and will the plug the book. As he battles terminal cancer in a federal prison in Illinois, John Gotti, still the acting head of the Gambino Mafia family, is constantly in the news. Once Mr. Gotti ascends to Mafia heaven, he will be worldwide news-and Alpha will have the most up-to-date and comprehensive book on the subject.

Mafia Peasants And Great Estates

Autore: Pino Arlacchi
Editore: CUP Archive
ISBN: 9780521251365
Grandezza: 37,90 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 310
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The nature of traditional Mediterranean societies and the effect on them brought about in the twentieth century, has long been debated; but in general stem from an assumption of the relatively homogenous nature of traditional peasant society. Pino Arlacchi demolishes that assumption by demonstrating that within the Italian region of Calabria there existed not one but a range of 'traditional' societies.

The Vatican Connection

Autore: Richard Hammer
Editore: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504039084
Grandezza: 58,20 MB
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Vista: 8695
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Winner of the Edgar Award: The riveting account of an audacious fraud scheme that stretched from a Mafia hangout on the Lower East Side to the Vatican. With a round, open face and a penchant for tall tales, Matteo de Lorenzo resembled everyone’s kindly uncle. But Uncle Marty, as he was known throughout the Genovese crime family, was one of the New York mob’s top earners throughout the 1960s and ’70s, the mastermind of a billion-dollar trade in stolen and counterfeit securities. In the spring of 1972, de Lorenzo and his shrewd and ruthless business partner, Vincent Rizzo, traveled to Europe to discuss a plan to launder millions of dollars worth of phony securities. Shockingly, the plot involved Archbishop Paul Marcinkus, the scandal-plagued president of the Vatican Bank. Unbeknownst to de Lorenzo and Rizzo, however, the NYPD was already on the case—thanks to the crusading work of Det. Joseph Coffey. Coffey, the legendary New York policeman who investigated the Lufthansa heist and took the Son of Sam’s confession, first learned of the scheme in a wiretap related to the attempted mob takeover of the Playboy Club in Manhattan. From those unlikely beginnings, Detective Coffey worked tirelessly to trace the fraudulent stocks and bonds around the world and deep into the corridors of power in Washington, DC, and Rome. Meticulously researched and relentlessly gripping, The Vatican Connection is a true story of corruption and deceit, packed with “all the ingredients of a thriller” (San Francisco Chronicle).

Last Days Of The Sicilians

Autore: Ralph Blumenthal
Editore: Crown
ISBN: 0307815463
Grandezza: 65,11 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 8996
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July 12, 1979: The fearsome Bonanno family boss, Carmine Galante, is gunned down in a gruesome ambush at a Brooklyn restaurant. The hit launches an FBI investigation that soon becomes the largest in the bureau's history, as agents uncover a trail leading to a clandestine arm of the Sicilian Mafia. Evidence points to an all but unknown criminal franchise at work in the U.S. within the strife-torn Cosa Nostra. The mystery deepens. Surveillance photos snapped secretly from FBI vans and lookouts in Queens and Brooklyn show a cast of characters the bureau's mob experts cannot identify. What is in the cartons these Sicilians are loading into the trunks of their Mercedes? Who is trying to spirit $60 million out of the country and why? And where is the mountain of money coming from? The FBI has stumbled across a billion-dollar drug pipeline that is funneling tons of Turkish morphoine base to Sicilian labs and heroin into the United States through pizza parlors, cafes, and boutiques. Where the French Connection ends, the Pizza Connection begins. This is the dramatic inside story of that historic case and the struggle of the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration, Customs Service, and New York Police Department to deal the Mafia a crippling blow. The early 1980s are a crucial time for the FBI. It is emerging from the debacles of J. Edgar Hoover's administration, which long refused to acknowledge traditional organized crime, and is about to take on a new assignment policing anti-drug laws alongside the DEA. The exploding case is assigned to an unlikely pair of agents: the intense, Sicilian-born Carmine Russo and the laid-back Charlie Rooney. Together with an expanding army of investigators in the U.S. and abroad, they follow a trail that leads from sidewalk pizzerias and pay phones in Long Island, New Jersey, and rural Illinois, to bank vaults and hideouts in Miami, the Bahamas, Zurich, Palermo, Rio, Madrid, Turkey, and Bulgaria. Thousands of hours of wiretapped conversations and surveillance photos reveal a deadly, shadowy world of coded messages, midnight dropoffs of heroin packed in paper bags and shirt boxes, and vast fortunes laundered through some of America's biggest brokerage firms. But the crimelords Russo and Rooney stalk are not their only nemesis; they must also fend off jealous and impatient bureaucrats, and more than once crooked cops come close to blowing the case.

Mafia Mafiosi

Autore: Henner Hess
Editore: NYU Press
ISBN: 9781863331432
Grandezza: 20,24 MB
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Culture And Political Economy In Western Sicily

Autore: Jane Schneider
Editore: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483272680
Grandezza: 50,55 MB
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Vista: 6948
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Culture and Political Economy in Western Sicily presents the relationship between the early colonial period, a time when Sicily exported wheat and animal products, and a later neocolonial period, during which manpower is the principal energy loss. The book discusses the rise and development of the Mafia; cultural codes that are important to contemporary social Sicilian organization; and the origins of these codes in early adaptations of the Sicilian people to externally generated political and economic forces. The text will be of value to sociologists, economists, historians, and people who want a deeper understanding of the Mafia.

My Life In The Mafia

Autore: Vincent Teresa
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 65,68 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 3363
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The Mafia And Clientelism

Autore: James Walston
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138944916
Grandezza: 52,75 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 6250
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This book, first published in 1988, is a study of clientelism in the south of Italy, its relationship with the mafia and its importance in the context of national politics. The book explains the existence of clientelism in modern societies and its relation to the distribution of public resources. It examines the growth of political consensus in the region and whether and where clientelism can be explained in the terms of the mafia. The title examines the relationship between local and national politics and the ideological aspects of clientelism in operation. It makes a detailed comparison of the developments of the Cristian Democratic and Socialist parties in Calabria. With its broad analysis of an important contemporary and historical phenomenon, this book is likely to be of interest to political scientists, historians, anthropologists and students of Italian politics.

Mafia Business

Autore: Pino Arlacchi
Editore: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192851970
Grandezza: 33,36 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 1432
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