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Title:Mafia Son a Mafia Family, the FBI and a Story of Betrayal
Price:AUD$14.50 (about USD$11.40)
ISBN:9781742370231
Item ID:P002-3105
Quantity:1
Publisher:Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2009
Edition:First
Binding:Softcover
Condition:Very Good
Allen & Unwin, 2009, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First

This is the first Australian edition. Size: Octavo 8vo (standard book size). 264 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. As the son of a mobster, Scarpa was practically destined to go into the family business, although he never felt the thrill of murder and violence his father experienced. When federal investigators finally homed in on their corner of the Mafia world, 38-year-old Scarpa went to prison instead of his dying father. Just as Scarpa had inherited his Mafia position, he’d also inherited his father’s relationship with federal agents. In exchange for information about Mob activity, Scarpa Sr., known as the Grim Reaper, was given a virtual license to kill. But Scarpa Jr. was eventually betrayed by his father and federal agents who could have given him leniency. He had passed along information from terrorist Ramzi Yousef, Scarpa’s neighbor in prison, including early warning of al-Qaeda’s planning for the 9/11 attack. The information was ignored, and Scarpa Jr. was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison. Harmon draws on five years of research, including extensive interviews with Scarpa Jr. and family members, to offer an enthralling look at ties between the Mafia and the FBI. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; True Crime. ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9781742370231. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3105.
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