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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
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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. 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
Celebrated Crimes: Complete Eight Volumes Illustrated By Alexandre Dumas
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Alexandre Dumas (1802–1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas, père, was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure. Translated into nearly 100 languages, these... More > have made him one of the most widely read French authors in history. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After. His novels have been adapted since the early twentieth century for nearly 200 films. Celebrated Crimes, was compiled from 1839 to 1841, with the assistance of several friends, an eight-volume collection of essays on famous criminals and crimes from European history. This book is Dumas' retelling of historical and infamous crimes. He featured Beatrice Cenci, Martin Guerre, Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia, as well as more recent events and criminals, including the cases of the alleged murderers Karl Ludwig Sand and Antoine François Desrues, who were executed.< Less
DOJ-Judicial Crimes Against the People By Rodney Stich
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Documented sequence of corrupt acts by Department of Justice personnel deep-sixing advance information on series of planned al Qaeda attacks in order to prevent the American public from learning... More > about decades of murders involving FBI-DOJ personnel in the New York City offices with Mafia capo known as the "killing machine." The consequences of these self-protecting criminal acts were the series of successful attacks that killed 4,000 people, followed by two deadly wars and much more. The nation's worse series of terrorist attacks in the nation's history was then followed by massive cover-ups of key people in the three branches of the federal government, enabling more corruption-enabled national tragedies. No one will address these matters.< Less
Piracy and Maritime Crime: Historical and Modern Case Studies By Bruce A. Ellerman et al.
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Despite piracy’s importance and the frequency of piratical attacks, relatively few scholarly works have been written analyzing cases of modern piracy and piracy suppression in terms of varying... More > strategic, policy, and operational decisions. This collection of case studies attempts to fill this gap. It is intended as a contribution to both scholarship and professional naval thinking; it examines twelve case studies from maritime history to illuminate a range of concepts in piracy suppression. The twelve case studies provide the basis for the conclusions, an approach that provides a more thorough understanding of the uses and limitations of naval antipiracy operations in the context of new maritime technologies and within a wider range of modern national policy goals than might otherwise be achievable. Above all, this collection provides a sound basis for comparative analysis of varying historical experiences that can stimulate new and original thinking about a basic but often overlooked naval duty.< Less
Witnesses to History By Eric Pratt
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Eric Pratt was educated at Carey Grammar school, Melbourne, and The University of Queensland where he graduated in Law in 1965. He practised as a barrister and solicitor in Papua New Guinea from 1965... More > to 1972 and then as a barrister in Queensland as junior and then Senior Counsel until his appointment to the District Court. Pratt was described in the District Court Annual Report, 2000-2001, as a hard-working and quick thinking judge, known for his ability to manage a court in a dignified but good-natured manner. "Witnesses to History" shows that he is also hard-working and quick with a tale of his family line, in a story which stretches from England to Australia in the hard days of the 19th century when Australia was in the grip of Federation fever, when bushrangers roamed the countryside, and into the 20th century and two World Wars threatened to tear humanity apart.< Less
The History of Spiritualism By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle (1859 – 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered... More > milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste.He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels. Following the death of his wife Louisa in 1906, the death of his son Kingsley just before the end of the First World War, and the deaths of his brother Innes, his two brothers-in-law (one of whom was E. W. Hornung, creator of the literary character Raffles) and his two nephews shortly after the war, Doyle sank into depression. He found solace supporting spiritualism and its attempts to find proof of existence beyond the grave.< Less
Danger! A True History of a Great City's Wiles and Temptations The Veil Lifted, and Light Thrown on Crime and its Causes, and Criminals and their Haunts. Facts and Disclosures. By Abraham H. Hummel
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Howe and Hummel was a New York law firm, celebrated in the latter... More > half of the nineteenth century and principally renowned for its active involvement in the world of crime and corruption.The senior partner in the firm was William F. Howe (1828 – September 2, 1902), a corpulent UK-born and later naturalized American trial lawyer who had served 18 months in jail in Britain for false representation, and who was strongly suspected of possessing a more extensive criminal background. Prosecuted in 1874 by a pair of white slavers, William and Adelaide Beaumont, "who maintained that they had in some fashion been cheated by the partners",Howe's background was gone into at some length by the Beaumonts' attorney, Thomas Dunphy. Howe was asked by Dunphy to tell the jury why he had left England. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howe_and_Hummel< Less

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