The Mafia's Greatest Hits

by David H Jacobs

The Mafia's Greatest Hits

  • ISBN-13: 9780806527574
  • Author(s): David H Jacobs
  • Subject: True crime|true crime
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Citadel
  • Publication Date: 03-08-2006
  • Format: p/b

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Joey Gallo - killed in Umberto's Clam House, Little Italy, 1975; Abe Reles, the Murder Inc. stoolpigeon who was tossed out of a hotel window in Coney Island in 1941; Albert Anastasa, cut down in a barber's chair in 1957; Carmine Galante, killed in a hail of bullets as he finished lunch in a Brooklyn restaurant in 1977; Joe 'the Boss' Massiera, whacked in a Coney Island restaurant in 1933 - all are celebrated episodes of big-time gangland executions, told in the breezy, vividly direct tone of a sportswriter covering a ball game. With an introduction by Henry Hill.
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Joey Gallo - killed in Umberto's Clam House, Little Italy, 1975; Abe Reles, the Murder Inc. stoolpigeon who was tossed out of a hotel window in Coney Island in 1941; Albert Anastasa, cut down in a barber's chair in 1957; Carmine Galante, killed in a hail of bullets as he finished lunch in a Brooklyn restaurant in 1977; Joe 'the Boss' Massiera, whacked in a Coney Island restaurant in 1933 - all are celebrated episodes of big-time gangland executions, told in the breezy, vividly direct tone of a sportswriter covering a ball game. With an introduction by Henry Hill.