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The Resource The honoured society : the secret history of Italy's most powerful Mafia, Petra Reski ; translated by Shaun Whiteside

The honoured society : the secret history of Italy's most powerful Mafia, Petra Reski ; translated by Shaun Whiteside

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The honoured society : the secret history of Italy's most powerful Mafia
Title
The honoured society
Title remainder
the secret history of Italy's most powerful Mafia
Statement of responsibility
Petra Reski ; translated by Shaun Whiteside
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Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
In the early hours of an August morning a gunfight broke out in an Italian restaurant in Duisburg; in less than five minutes over seventy shots were fired into the bodies of six men. Both victims and assassins were members of the Ndrangheta crime organization; Calabria's Mafia had extended the savage tentacle of its influence outside Italy for the first time. For the men of the Ndrangheta, time is still measured in hour-glasses and honour may only be washed with blood. Petra Reski dispels the Hollywood romance surrounding the Mafia to reveal the huge and menacing force lurking everywhere - from street corner to parliament offices, construction site to corporate headquarters - and involved in everything from petty extortion to the disposal of nuclear waste. Reski's searing portrait of the criminals who have come to control not only Italy but vast swathes of Europe, is a journalistic tour de force
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Reski, Petra
Dewey number
364.106
Language note
Translated from the German
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Whiteside, Shaun
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  • Mafia
  • 'Ndrangheta
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The honoured society : the secret history of Italy's most powerful Mafia, Petra Reski ; translated by Shaun Whiteside
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Publication
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Marcello Fava -- Rosaria Schifani -- San Luca -- Don Pino -- Letizia -- Padre Frittitta -- Corleone -- Palace of Poison -- Silvio Berlusconi and Marcello Dell'Utri -- Anna Palma -- Heinz Sprenger -- Mafia Women -- Carla Madonia -- Rosalba Di Gregorio -- Carmine Sarno -- Messina Denaro
Control code
000049642492
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 282 p.
Isbn
9781848871359
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The honoured society : the secret history of Italy's most powerful Mafia, Petra Reski ; translated by Shaun Whiteside
Publication
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Marcello Fava -- Rosaria Schifani -- San Luca -- Don Pino -- Letizia -- Padre Frittitta -- Corleone -- Palace of Poison -- Silvio Berlusconi and Marcello Dell'Utri -- Anna Palma -- Heinz Sprenger -- Mafia Women -- Carla Madonia -- Rosalba Di Gregorio -- Carmine Sarno -- Messina Denaro
Control code
000049642492
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 282 p.
Isbn
9781848871359
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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