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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Overview

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.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Introduction.
Timeline.
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.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.