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The Racketeer by Grisham, John (Abridged Edition) [AudioCD(2012)]

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The Racketeer’s Progress: Chicago and the Struggle for the Modern American Economy, 1900-1940 (Cambridge Historical Studies in American Law and Society)

A provocative study of law and its social context, this work explores the contingent origins of the modern American economy. It shows how craftsmen – teamsters, barbers, musicians, and others – violently governed commerce in Chicago through pickets, assaults, and … Continue reading

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A Dictionary of the Underworld: British & American : Being the Vocabularies of Crooks, Criminals, Racketeers, Beggars and Tramps, Convicts, the Commercial Underworld, the Drug Traffi

Originally published: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. xv, 804 pp. Reprint of the second edition. One of the great lexicographers of the twentieth century, Partridge compiled the Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, Shakespeare’s Bawdy, A Dictionary of Catch … Continue reading

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The Fox and the Flies: The World of Joseph Silver, Racketeer Influenced and psychopath

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The Chicago Tribune Magazine….January 15,1956 (Racketeers at your door….& should men do housework?, January 15,1956)

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Rebels, Reformers and Racketeers: how insurgents transformed the labor movement

Book on unions and how they transformed the workplace. revised edition 2005 edition

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Racketeers of Europe: a history of travel policy (Stackpole History Classics)

Mocking exposed European dictators, in comparison to American gangsters like Al Capone as a journey through Europe witnessed the rise of militarism and anti-Semitism written covers not only Hitler and Mussolini, but Horthy in Hungary, Zog of Albania, Carol II … Continue reading

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The Enemy Within: Hucksters, Racketeers, Deserters and civilians during the Second World War

During the Second World War has produced many acts of self-sacrifice, he also made many people rich. The criminal activities of the British underworld, which is stretched by the civilian population by the military, one of the great untold stories … Continue reading

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A Dictionary of the Underworld British & American Convicts, Racketeers, Criminals, Crooks, Beggars, Tramps, Commercial Underworld, White Slave Traffic, Drug Traffic, Spivs ( Spies ) Dictionary of the Language of & is arranged on Historical Lines & inclu

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Racketeers of Hatred: Julius Streicher and the Jew-Baiters’ International

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Given the importance of what they do, and the controversies that surrounded and often violent people they encounter, sometimes it is noteworthy that only four active federal judges have been murdered in this country’s history. Judge Raymond Fawcett has become … Continue reading

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The RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations)

The Rico Act was designed to go after the mob bosses. The first gifts he kept his hands clean of a dirty business far from untouchable benefited under the law. However, under RICO, not just the person who commits the … Continue reading

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The Life and Times of Lepke Buchalter: America’s Most Ruthless Labor Racketeer

Louis Lepke Buchalter was the most powerful and ruthless organized crime boss in the history of the U.S. underworld. A business genius with a penchant for murder, his rackets penetrated the garment, banking, and flour trucking industries in New York.

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Racketeers

The Great War was over and America has changed is going headlong into the Roaring Twenties. With the onset of Prohibition, saints and sinners, ministers and mobsters rub like no other before or since. Old enemies become friends and friends … Continue reading

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Grell on RICO: A Practical Guide for extortion Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act

In 1970, Congress passed the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, Title 18, United States Code, § § 1961 until 1968. At the time, the goal of Congress to eliminate the bad effects of organized crime on the economy … Continue reading

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Deal with the Devil: The FBI’s Secret Thirty-Year Relationship with a Mafia Killer

In Deal with the Devil, five-time Emmy winning investigative reporter Peter Lance draws on three decades of once secret FBI files—and exclusive new interviews—to tell the definitive story of  Gregory Scarpa Sr., aka “The Grim Reaper;” a Mafia capo, who … Continue reading

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Crimetown U.S.A.: The History of the Mahoning Valley Mafia: Organized Crime Activity in Ohio’s Steel Valley 1933-1963

“Crimetown, U.S.A.” is a narrative of organized crime in Youngstown, Ohio and the surrounding Mahoning Valley during the years 1933 to 1963. It begins with the Valley’s participation in the Midwest Crime Wave of 1933-34, describing the demise of the … Continue reading

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Death, Taxes, and Hot Pink Leg Warmers (Tara Holloway)

Death, Taxes, and Hot-Pink Leg Warmers from A Tara Holloway Novel series Diane Kelly It’s bad enough that Tara has to go on trial against the mortgage-frauding “Tennis Racketeers” who cheated banks and homeowners out of millions in between doubles … Continue reading

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