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The Sacco Gang
by Andrea Camilleri and Stephen Sartarelli




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The award-winning author's "vivid historical novel based on the true story of the five Sacco brothers" who fought fascism and the mafia in 1920s Sicily (Publishers Weekly).

Sicily, 1920s. As socialists who run successful farms and businesses, the Sacco brothers are a prime target of the local Mafia's extortion racket. When their father receives an anonymous letter demanding protection money, he goes to the police. But what can they do with such a complaint? No one in the village has ever dared denounce the Mafia before.
From that moment on, the Sacco brothers must defend themselves as they face an escalating war against the Mafia, corrupt police, and fascist leaders who declare the Saccos a gang of bandits. Facing violent attacks and false accusations, they become fugitives who can trust no one in their battle for freedom.

"A twisted morality tale worthy of the wild west."--The Guardian

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Overview

The award-winning author's "vivid historical novel based on the true story of the five Sacco brothers" who fought fascism and the mafia in 1920s Sicily (Publishers Weekly).

Sicily, 1920s. As socialists who run successful farms and businesses, the Sacco brothers are a prime target of the local Mafia's extortion racket. When their father receives an anonymous letter demanding protection money, he goes to the police. But what can they do with such a complaint? No one in the village has ever dared denounce the Mafia before.
From that moment on, the Sacco brothers must defend themselves as they face an escalating war against the Mafia, corrupt police, and fascist leaders who declare the Saccos a gang of bandits. Facing violent attacks and false accusations, they become fugitives who can trust no one in their battle for freedom.

"A twisted morality tale worthy of the wild west."--The Guardian


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781609454234
  • ISBN-10: 1609454235
  • Publisher: Europa Editions
  • Publish Date: July 2018
  • Page Count: 128
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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