Boss of Bosses: A Journey into the Heart of the Sicilian Mafia

Boss of Bosses: A Journey into the Heart of the Sicilian Mafia

Clare Longrigg


In the Eighties, the wide felony mandate of the RICO act succeeded in crushing a lot of the spine of the normal American Mafia. around the ocean besides the fact that, within the ancestral Sicilian place of birth of los angeles Cosa Nostra, the Mafia was once something yet complete. Possessed of an influence suggestion to rival that of the Italian nation itself, for the previous a long time, the Sicilian Mafia has waged a warfare at the forces of legislation and order that has not just left hundreds of thousands lifeless, yet has created a ripple impression of crime and violence that may be felt at the streets of America’s towns this present day.
Taking us into the attention of this legal typhoon, Boss of Bosses tells the tale of Bernardo Provenzano, who rose from humble origins to develop into the top of the Sicilian Mafia, overseeing a perilous empire of corruption so huge in scope, the total sweep of its darkish achieve has but to be totally accounted. at the run for over forty three years sooner than his arrest, Provenzano’s lifestyles is a testomony to Mafia heritage, and typifies the code of the final word gangster.

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