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Informer - Oct 2021

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Informer Journal
Standard / 8.25" x 10.75"
96 pages Perfect-bound
bank robbery, barnett baff, California, cheese war, chicago, colorado, dejohn, difranchi, dragna, Engel, lanza, los angeles, mafia, new orleans, new york, POLICE, postage, San Francisco, santa rosa, streva

Issue focuses on the mafiosi of California, particularly those who relocated to the Golden State after launching criminal careers in other regions.

California-related articles: - Trail of blood: Mafia murder of Barnett Baff linked Corleone, East Harlem and ghettos of Los Angeles; - Sam Streva and the 'San Pedro gang'; - Was DeJohn a victim of Cheese War? - Golden State often unfriendly to transplanted mobsters; - San Francisco boss Lanza held key role with Colorado's Mafia; - New Orleans connection to San Francisco Mafia.

Other articles: - Reinhold Engel: Forgotten leader of big-time robbery gang; - Another, other Gentile family; - Police rarely appear on U.S. postage; - New York revolutions in policing and crime.

Contributors: J. Michael Niotta PhD, Justin Cascio, Thomas Hunt, Michael O'Haire, Lennert van 't Riet and Jeffery King.

Available elsewhere as EPUB-compatible e-book (Google Play Books), Kindle-compatible e-book (Amazon) and printed trade paperback book (Amazon).


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