The Resource Mobbed up: : Jackie Presser's high-wire life in the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the F.B.I., James Neff, (ebook)

Mobbed up: : Jackie Presser's high-wire life in the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the F.B.I., James Neff, (ebook)

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Mobbed up: : Jackie Presser's high-wire life in the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the F.B.I.
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Mobbed up:
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Jackie Presser's high-wire life in the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the F.B.I.
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James Neff
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eng
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The spellbinding saga of Teamster boss Jackie Presser's rise and fall In his rise from car thief to president of America's largest labor union, Jackie Presser used every ounce of his street smarts and rough-edged charisma to get ahead. He also had a lot of help along the way-not just from his father, Bill Presser, a Teamster power broker and thrice-convicted labor racketeer, but also from the Mob and the FBI. At the same time that he was taking orders from the Cleveland Mafia and New York crime boss Fat Tony Salerno, Presser was serving as the FBI's top informant on organized crime. ̀Meticulously researched and dramatically told,M̀obbed Upìs the story of Presser's precarious balancing act with the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the Justice Department. Drawing on thousands of pages of classified files, James Neff follows the trail of greed, corruption, and hubris all the way to the Nixon and Reagan White Houses, where Bill and Jackie Presser were treated as valued friends. Winner of an Investigative Reporters & Editors Award for best reporting on organized crime, it is a tale too astonishing to be made up-and too troubling to be ignored
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Neff, James
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331.88/11388324/092
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non fiction
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  • Presser, Jackie
  • Labor unions
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America
  • Mafia
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adult
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Mobbed up: : Jackie Presser's high-wire life in the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the F.B.I., James Neff, (ebook)
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9781504007351
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MWT11556216
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Mobbed up: : Jackie Presser's high-wire life in the Teamsters, the Mafia, and the F.B.I., James Neff, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504007351
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11556216
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11556216
System control number
MWT11556216
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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