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Killing the mob : the fight against organized crime in America / Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.

O'Reilly, Bill, (author.). Dugard, Martin, (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Sherman County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Sherman County Public/School Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 10 total copies.

Summary:

Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, O'Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson. In addition, the authors highlight the creation of the Mafia Commission, the power struggles within the "Five Families," the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles to control Cuba, Las Vegas and Hollywood, as well as the personal war between the U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and legendary Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa. --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Sherman County Public/School Library 364.1 ORE (Text) 37039000186127 NON-FICTION Book Branch_Only_3months 05/27/2021 Checked out 06/24/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250273659
  • ISBN: 125027365X
  • Physical Description: 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-278) and index.
Summary, etc.:
Covering the period from the 1930s to the 1980s, O'Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-Face Nelson. In addition, the authors highlight the creation of the Mafia Commission, the power struggles within the "Five Families," the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles to control Cuba, Las Vegas and Hollywood, as well as the personal war between the U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and legendary Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa. --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Organized crime > United States > History > 20th century.
Mafia > United States > History > 20th century.
Outlaws > United States > 20th century > Biography.
Gangsters > United States > 20th century > Biography.
Genre: True crime stories.

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