Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia

Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia

John Dickie


Hailed in Italy because the most sensible e-book ever written concerning the mafia in any language, Cosa Nostra is an interesting, violent, and darkly comedian account that reads like fiction and takes us deep into the interior sanctum of this mystery society the place few have dared to tread.In this gripping background of the Sicilian mafia, John Dickie makes use of startling new study to bare the interior workings of this mystery society with a murderous list. He explains how the mafia started, the way it responds to threats and demanding situations, and introduces us to the real-life characters that encouraged the yankee mind's eye for generations, making the mafia a global, better than lifestyles cultural phenomenon. Dickie's miraculous solid of characters comprises Antonio Giammona, the 1st "boss of bosses''; ny cop Joe Petrosino, who underestimated the Sicilian mafia and paid for it along with his lifestyles; and Bernard "the Tractor" Provenzano, the present boss of bosses who has been hiding in Sicily given that 1963.

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