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The Big Heist : The Real Story of the Lufthansa Heist, the Mafia, and Murder
by Anthony M. DeStefano




Overview -
"A comprehensive account of the legendary 1978 heist . . . impressive."
--Kirkus Reviews

The crime that inspired the movie Goodfellas.
The rest of the story that couldn't be told--until now.

One of the biggest scores in Mafia history, the Lufthansa Airlines heist of 1978 has become the stuff of mafia legend--and a decades-long investigation that continues to this day. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Anthony DeStefano sheds new light on this legendary unsolved case using recent evidence from the 2015 trial of eighty-year-old mafioso Vincent Asaro, who for the first time speaks out on his role in the fateful Lufthansa heist. This blistering you-are-there account takes you behind the headlines and inside the ranks of America's infamous Mafia families--with never-before-told stories, late-breaking news, and bombshell revelations.

Praise for Anthony D. DeStefano's TOP HOODLUM: Frank Costello, Prime Minister of the Underworld

"An engrossing chronicle of the life of notorious Mafia boss . . . DeStefano's canny insight into the don's mind and motivations set this biography apart from others on Frank Costello."
--Publishers Weekly

"DeStefano tells Costello's story well."--Kirkus Reviews

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Overview

"A comprehensive account of the legendary 1978 heist . . . impressive."
--Kirkus Reviews

The crime that inspired the movie Goodfellas.
The rest of the story that couldn't be told--until now.

One of the biggest scores in Mafia history, the Lufthansa Airlines heist of 1978 has become the stuff of mafia legend--and a decades-long investigation that continues to this day. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Anthony DeStefano sheds new light on this legendary unsolved case using recent evidence from the 2015 trial of eighty-year-old mafioso Vincent Asaro, who for the first time speaks out on his role in the fateful Lufthansa heist. This blistering you-are-there account takes you behind the headlines and inside the ranks of America's infamous Mafia families--with never-before-told stories, late-breaking news, and bombshell revelations.

Praise for Anthony D. DeStefano's TOP HOODLUM: Frank Costello, Prime Minister of the Underworld

"An engrossing chronicle of the life of notorious Mafia boss . . . DeStefano's canny insight into the don's mind and motivations set this biography apart from others on Frank Costello."
--Publishers Weekly

"DeStefano tells Costello's story well."--Kirkus Reviews


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  • ISBN-13: 9780806538938
  • ISBN-10: 0806538937
  • Publisher: Citadel Press
  • Publish Date: May 2019
  • Page Count: 288
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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