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Lord High Executioner : The Legendary Mafia Boss Albert Anastasia
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From acclaimed true-crime author Michael Benson and real-life "Mafia Survivor" Frank Dimatteo, the gripping account of the life and crimes of the most infamous mafia boss of all time: Albert Anastasia, the man whose name is synonymous with Murder, Inc., and whose actions helped create the American Mafia. The blood-soaked saga of the Murder, Inc. legend who helped create the modern American Mafia--one body at a time--featuring shocking eyewitness accounts... Umberto "Albert" Anastasia was born in Italy at the turn of the century. Five decades later, he would be gunned down in a barbershop in New York City. What happened in the years in between--and why every crime family had reason to want him dead--is one of the most brutal and fascinating stories in the history of American organized crime. This in-depth account of the man who became one of the most powerful and homicidal crime bosses of the twentieth century from Mafia insider Frank Dimatteo is the first full-length book to chronicle Anastasia's bloody rise from fresh-off-the-boat immigrant to founder of the notorious killer's club Murder, Inc.--featuring never-before-told accounts from those who feared him most... They called him "The One Man Army." "Mad Hatter." "Lord High Executioner." Albert Anastasia came to America mean and became a prolific killer. His merciless assassination of Mafia godfather Vincent Mangano is recounted here in chilling first-hand detail. He set the record: the first man in the history of American justice to be charged with four separate murders--and walk free after each one. But in the end, he was the last obstacle in rival Mafia hoodlum Vito Genovese's dream of becoming the boss of bosses--and paid the ultimate price...

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  • ISBN-13: 9780806540146
  • ISBN-10: 0806540141
  • Publisher: Citadel Press
  • Publish Date: April 2021
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds
  • Page Count: 320

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