The First Family
Terror, Extortion, Revenge, Murder, and the Birth of the American MafiaBook - 2009
While there have been many books written about the Mafia, this is the first to tell how it came into existence. It tells the little-known story of the Morello family, born into a life of poverty in Sicily and pioneers of protection rackets, bizarre rituals and Mafia wars. Based on interviews with surviving family members, and a previously unexamined Secret Service archive.
Publisher: [Toronto?] : Doubleday Canada, c2009.
Characteristics: 375 pages  pages of plates :,illustrations ;,25 cm.