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SKU: 9781760554279

Author: T. J. English

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 592


"A Cuban version of The Godfather" Deadline Hollywood A gripping tale of gangsters. Drugs. Violence. Sex and murder. By the mid-1980s, the American underworld was a vicious melting pot of powerful criminal tribes. The most feared...

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    Author: T. J. English

    Format: Paperback / softback

    Number of Pages: 592


    "A Cuban version of The Godfather" Deadline Hollywood A gripping tale of gangsters. Drugs. Violence. Sex and murder. By the mid-1980s, the American underworld was a vicious melting pot of powerful criminal tribes. The most feared was the Cuban mob. This organisation of exiles, ruthlessly led by a kingppin named "battle", was so cold-blooded it was known on both sides of the law as "The Corporation". Drawing on first-hand accounts and deep research, and with the blistering prose that established him as "America's top chronicler of organised crime", T.J. English's The Corporation reveals how a generation of Cuban refugees, racketeers, corrupt cops, hitmen, and their families got caught up in a very American saga of empire building, criminal enterprise and revolution. Now to be adapted into a film, with Benicio Del Toro to star. PRAISE FOR THE CORPORATION "Fascinating reading for true-crime buffs." Kirkus Review "It's a gripping, blood-soaked story, rich in drama and suspense; if it were a novel, you might expect to see Don Winslow's name attached to it. Fans of true crime, especially those with a hankering for epic-sized stories, should flock to this book." Booklist "A first-rate saga of crime and corruption that is further testament to the author's reputation among the nation's most accomplished writers." Library Journal (starred review)
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