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Operation family secrets : how a mobster's son and the FBI brought down Chicago's murderous crime family / Frank Calabrese ... [and others].

Calabrese, Frank, Jr. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780307717740 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307717747 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 323 pages)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, [2011]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Family secrets -- The patch and Grand & Ogden -- Who wouldn't love a guy like that? -- Like father, like son? -- Fast with his hands -- The art of blending in -- Outfit reign of terror -- Frankie and Johnny's -- A white flash and a burst of heat -- Keep things in the family -- Philly beans -- The boys out West -- Killing of the Zhivagos -- Oh no, not you! -- How bad could it be? -- Scared cow -- Set up for a fall -- Florida -- I took the money -- The thousand yard stare -- Busted -- College with guns -- The MCC -- A chance to step up -- Two choices, neither one good -- The moment I sent it-- -- Scarpe grande -- The wire -- My father's executioner -- Three secret lives -- The changing streets -- A royal pain in the ... back -- Pandora's box -- Life on the squad -- The terrible towel -- What happened to my father? -- The trial stage -- Broken code -- The road to justice -- I keep thinking this is a dream -- The umbrella effect.
Summary, etc.:
While in prison with his father, Frank Calabrese Sr., on racketeering charges, Frank Jr, a former member of the Chicago crime syndicate known as the Outfit, offered to help the FBI keep his father in prison for life by testifying against him. Now in the federal witness protection program and living in an undisclosed location, Frank Jr. gives an insider's view of the Outfit and how he helped expose its crimes.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on print version record.
Subject: Calabrese, Frank, 1937-2012.
Gangsters > Illinois > Chicago > Biography.
Murderers > United States > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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