The Black Hand

The Black Hand

The Epic War Between A Brilliant Detective and the Deadliest Secret Society in American History

eBook - 2017
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Chronicles the dramatic story of the origins of the mafia in early twentieth-century America and the achievements of Italian-born detective Joseph Petrosino, who gave his life to fight it.
Publisher: Boston :, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2017
ISBN: 9780544635357
0544635353
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 298 pages) : illustrations
Alternative Title: Axis 360 eBooks

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Jul 15, 2017

The Black Hand was the precursor of the mafia in America. Petrosino (the detective in this work) was indeed a brave man, but he was sent on a foolhardy mission to Sicily that doomed him. Recommended.

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