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Wrongly Executed? - The Long-forgotten Context of Charles Sberna's 1939 Electrocution By Thomas Hunt
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Was Charles Sberna wrongly convicted of the murder of Police Officer John H.A. Wilson? Was an innocent man sent to the electric chair in 1939? What reasons could authorities have had for rushing... More > Sberna into Sing Sing Prison's death device? Prison Warden Lewis Lawes wrote, "If I had commanded the power to stay an execution, [he] would be alive today. No one of us ever doubted his words..." Columnist Walter Winchell commented, "For the first time in New York history, there is practically a certainty that an innocent man was executed in the electric chair." 'Wrongly Executed?' provides the details and historical background of the Sberna case. The story is a complex and controversial one, involving celebrity attorneys, Mafia bosses, violent political radicals, media giants and ruthless establishment figures, all set in a period in which Americans sought stability and government-imposed order after years of political upheaval, economic depression and Prohibition Era lawlessness.< Less
Wrongly Executed? - The Long-forgotten Context of Charles Sberna's 1939 Electrocution By Thomas Hunt
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Was Charles Sberna wrongly convicted of the murder of Police Officer John H.A. Wilson? Was an innocent man sent to the electric chair in 1939? What reasons could the authorities have had for refusing... More > to consider alternatives and rushing Sberna into Sing Sing Prison's death device? 'Wrongly Executed?' provides the details and historical background of the Sberna case. The story is a complex and controversial one, involving celebrity attorneys, Mafia bosses, violent political radicals, media giants and ruthless establishment figures, all set in a period in which Americans sought stability and government-imposed order after years of political upheaval, economic depression and Prohibition Era lawlessness.< Less
Wrongly Executed? - The Long-forgotten Context of Charles Sberna's 1939 Electrocution By Thomas Hunt
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Was Charles Sberna wrongly convicted of the murder of Police Officer John H.A. Wilson? Was an innocent man sent to the electric chair in 1939? What reasons could the authorities have had for refusing... More > to consider alternatives and rushing Sberna into Sing Sing Prison's death device? 'Wrongly Executed?' provides the details and historical background of the Sberna case. The story is a complex and controversial one, involving celebrity attorneys, Mafia bosses, violent political radicals, media giants and ruthless establishment figures, all set in a period in which Americans sought stability and government-imposed order after years of political upheaval, economic depression and Prohibition Era lawlessness.< Less
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime - Vol. II By Thomas Hunt, Michael A. Tona
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Volume II. DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime is the historical biography of Mafioso Joseph J. DiCarlo, once known as “the Al Capone of Buffalo” and as western New York's... More > “Public Enemy No. 1.” Son of the region's first known Sicilian underworld boss, DiCarlo was rejected as heir to his father's criminal empire. After spending troubled years as a vassal of the influential Stefano Magaddino, DiCarlo and his underlings wandered, seeking their fortunes in Youngstown, Ohio, and Miami Beach, Florida, before returning home to witness the bloody disintegration of western New York's Mafia organization. The authors utilize DiCarlo's colorful and violent life story as a window into the history of the powerful Magaddino Crime Family and the American Mafia network, while chronicling the parallels between the life of DiCarlo and the history of the criminal organization that was founded by his father. “This is, truly, the definitive piece about the Buffalo Mafia.” - Lee Coppola, award-winning Buffalo journalist.< Less
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime - Vol. I By Thomas Hunt, Michael A. Tona
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Volume I. DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime is the historical biography of Mafioso Joseph J. DiCarlo, once known as “the Al Capone of Buffalo” and as western New York's... More > “Public Enemy No. 1.” Son of the region's first known Sicilian underworld boss, DiCarlo was rejected as heir to his father's criminal empire. After spending troubled years as a vassal of the influential Stefano Magaddino, DiCarlo and his underlings wandered, seeking their fortunes in Youngstown, Ohio, and Miami Beach, Florida, before returning home to witness the bloody disintegration of western New York's Mafia organization. The authors utilize DiCarlo's colorful and violent life story as a window into the history of the powerful Magaddino Crime Family and the American Mafia network, while chronicling the parallels between the life of DiCarlo and the history of the criminal organization that was founded by his father. “This is, truly, the definitive piece about the Buffalo Mafia.” - Lee Coppola, award-winning Buffalo journalist.< Less
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime - Vol. II By Thomas Hunt, Michael A. Tona
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Volume II. DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime is the historical biography of Mafioso Joseph J. DiCarlo, once known as “the Al Capone of Buffalo” and as western New York's... More > “Public Enemy No. 1.” Son of the region's first known Sicilian underworld boss, DiCarlo was rejected as heir to his father's criminal empire. After spending troubled years as a vassal of the influential Stefano Magaddino, DiCarlo and his underlings wandered, seeking their fortunes in Youngstown, Ohio, and Miami Beach, Florida, before returning home to witness the bloody disintegration of western New York's Mafia organization. The authors utilize DiCarlo's colorful and violent life story as a window into the history of the powerful Magaddino Crime Family and the American Mafia network, while chronicling the parallels between the life of DiCarlo and the history of the criminal organization that was founded by his father. “This is, truly, the definitive piece about the Buffalo Mafia.” - Lee Coppola, award-winning Buffalo journalist.< Less
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime - Vol. II By Thomas Hunt, Michael A. Tona
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Volume II. DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime is the historical biography of Mafioso Joseph J. DiCarlo, once known as “the Al Capone of Buffalo” and as western New York's... More > “Public Enemy No. 1.” Son of the region's first known Sicilian underworld boss, DiCarlo was rejected as heir to his father's criminal empire. After spending troubled years as a vassal of the influential Stefano Magaddino, DiCarlo and his underlings wandered, seeking their fortunes in Youngstown, Ohio, and Miami Beach, Florida, before returning home to witness the bloody disintegration of western New York's Mafia organization. The authors utilize DiCarlo's colorful and violent life story as a window into the history of the powerful Magaddino Crime Family and the American Mafia network, while chronicling the parallels between the life of DiCarlo and the history of the criminal organization that was founded by his father. “This is, truly, the definitive piece about the Buffalo Mafia.” - Lee Coppola, award-winning Buffalo journalist.< Less
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime - Vol. I By Thomas Hunt, Michael A. Tona
eBook (ePub): $12.99
Volume I. DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime is the historical biography of Mafioso Joseph J. DiCarlo, once known as “the Al Capone of Buffalo” and as western New York's... More > “Public Enemy No. 1.” Son of the region's first known Sicilian underworld boss, DiCarlo was rejected as heir to his father's criminal empire. After spending troubled years as a vassal of the influential Stefano Magaddino, DiCarlo and his underlings wandered, seeking their fortunes in Youngstown, Ohio, and Miami Beach, Florida, before returning home to witness the bloody disintegration of western New York's Mafia organization. The authors utilize DiCarlo's colorful and violent life story as a window into the history of the powerful Magaddino Crime Family and the American Mafia network, while chronicling the parallels between the life of DiCarlo and the history of the criminal organization that was founded by his father. “This is, truly, the definitive piece about the Buffalo Mafia.” -Lee Coppola, award-winning Buffalo journalist.< Less
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime - Vol. I By Thomas Hunt, Michael A. Tona
Hardcover: List Price: $46.95 $39.91 | You Save: 15%
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Volume I. DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime is the historical biography of Mafioso Joseph J. DiCarlo, once known as “the Al Capone of Buffalo” and as western New York's... More > “Public Enemy No. 1.” Son of the region's first known Sicilian underworld boss, DiCarlo was rejected as heir to his father's criminal empire. After spending troubled years as a vassal of the influential Stefano Magaddino, DiCarlo and his underlings wandered, seeking their fortunes in Youngstown, Ohio, and Miami Beach, Florida, before returning home to witness the bloody disintegration of western New York's Mafia organization. The authors utilize DiCarlo's colorful and violent life story as a window into the history of the powerful Magaddino Crime Family and the American Mafia network, while chronicling the parallels between the life of DiCarlo and the history of the criminal organization that was founded by his father. “This is, truly, the definitive piece about the Buffalo Mafia.” - Lee Coppola, award-winning Buffalo journalist.< Less