Top 10 Mafia Books - Decided by Public VoteHow does one write a book in such an unwieldy field? Or is it the brutal reality of a criminal association whose only goal is the parasitical accumulation of wealth? What social needs, what desires and fears are satisfied by mafia myths? Sustaining these questions is my list of 10 books — some fact, some myth, and some both — that may help to navigate these murky waters. It is unfortunate that the most powerful of mafia myths — the honourable bandit in shotgun and tights — took shape in the pages of one of the most scrupulous and fact-driven modern historians. The verdict is unanimous: Hobsbawm is guilty of mafia mythology. A bus is about to leave the station when a gunshot is heard, leaving a body on the ground.
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Now, in September of , Sal wants out. With the wit and gritty glamour that defines his writing, Goldberg traces how the things we most value in our lives have been built on the enterprises of criminals. The Mafia has played a big part in popular culture on the screen for several decades. And there are thousands of nonfiction books all about organized crime. But The Godfather aside, there are not a lot of well-known novels about the Mafia. The Godfather by Mario Puzo.
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Five Families. All I ever did was to sell beer and whiskey to our best people. All I ever did was to supply a demand that was pretty popular. Why, the very guys that make my trade good are the ones that yell the loudest about me. Some of the leading judges use the stuff. Even among the Mob, the Westies were feared.