The Resource Chin : the life and crimes of mafia boss Vincent Gigante, Larry McShane., (ebook)

Chin : the life and crimes of mafia boss Vincent Gigante, Larry McShane., (ebook)

Label
Chin : the life and crimes of mafia boss Vincent Gigante
Title
Chin
Title remainder
the life and crimes of mafia boss Vincent Gigante
Statement of responsibility
Larry McShane.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
VINCENT "CHIN" GIGANTE He started out as a professional boxer-until he found his true calling as a ruthless contract killer. Hand-picked by Vito Genovese to run the Genovese Family when Vito was sent to prison, Chin raked in more than $100 million for the Genovese family and routinely ordered the murders of mobsters who violated the Mafia code-including John Gotti. At the height of his power, he controlled an underworld empire of close to three hundred made men, making the Genovese Family the most powerful in the U.S. And yet Vincent "Chin" Gigante was, to all outside appearances, certifiably crazy. He wandered the streets of Greenwich Village in a ratty bathrobe and slippers. He urinated in public, played pinochle in storefronts, and hid a second family from his wife. On twenty-two occasions, he admitted himself to a mental hospital-evading criminal prosecution while insuring his continued reign as "The Oddfather." It took nearly thirty years of endless psychiatric evaluations by a parade of puzzled doctors for federal authorities to finally bring him down
Cataloging source
Midwest
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McShane, Larry
Dewey number
  • 364.1092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Gigante, Vincent
  • Gangsters
  • Mafia
  • Organized crime
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Chin : the life and crimes of mafia boss Vincent Gigante, Larry McShane., (ebook)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780806539164
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12411406
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12411406
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chin : the life and crimes of mafia boss Vincent Gigante, Larry McShane., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780806539164
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12411406
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12411406
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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