Deep Water: Joseph P. Macheca and the Birth of the American Mafia
coauthored with Martha Macheca Sheldon
deals with the early Mafia in New Orleans (from the 1860s on), the 1890 assassination of Police Chief David Hennessy and the 1891 lynchings at Orleans Parish Prison.
Silver Medalist, 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards.
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- Book website: https://jpmacheca.blogspot.com/
Mafia: The Necessary Reference to Organized Crime
contributor of U.S. Mafia history to this reference work
looks at organized crime in various eras and various regions of the world.
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- Book website: http://www.millenniumhouse.com.au/title-mafia.html
DiCarlo: Buffalo's First Family of Crime
coauthored with Michael A. Tona
examines in two volumes (Vol. I to 1937 and Vol. II from 1938) the history of the western New York Mafia and the life of underworld figure Joseph DiCarlo.
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- Book website: http://buffalomob.com/
Wrongly Executed? The Long-Forgotten Context of Charles Sberna's 1939 Electrocution
notes the merging of early Mafia history and anarchist terrorism within the person of Charles Sberna, believed by many to have been wrongly convicted and executed in New York State.
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- Book website: http://mafiahistory.us/wronglyexecuted/