Al Capone: A Biography, 1st Edition

  • Luciano Iorizzo
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  • ISBN-10: 0313058474
  • ISBN-13: 9780313058479
  • DDC: B
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 132 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003

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Covers Capone's life and presents a cultural history of organized crime, the prohibition era, and the struggle of lower-class Americans to rise in society.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Greenwood Biographies.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Series Foreword.
1: Mafia, Black Hand, and Organized Crime: The Beginnings of a National Syndicate.
2: Urban Cesspools: Gangs and Politicians.
3: Capone: The Early Years.
4: Capone in Chicago: The Formative Years.
5: Capone Takes Over: The Struggles Continue.
6: Capone Consolidates His Power.
7: Organizing Crime.
8: Capone in Flux.
9: Capone at Leisure.
10: The Trial: Part 1.
11: The Trial: Part 2.
12: Incarceration.
13: Palm Isle.
14: Final Thoughts on Capone.
Glossary of Names and Events.
About the Author.