Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias

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Price
$35.00
Publisher
PublicAffairs
Publish Date
Pages
800
Dimensions
6.5 X 9.2 X 2.2 inches | 2.42 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781610394277

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About the Author

John Dickie is Professor of Italian Studies at University College, London. His book, Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia, is an international bestseller, with over twenty translations, and won the CWA Dagger Award for non-fiction. Since then he has published Delizia! The Epic History of the Italians and their Food (2007) -- now a six-part TV series for History Channel Italia and other networks worldwide. In 2005 the President of the Italian Republic appointed him a Commendatore dell'Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà taliana. He lives in London.

Reviews

"Dickie's absorbing history of the Italian mob makes The Godfather look like a fairy tale... These 'men of honor' and 'lads with attitude' created their own myths. Until Dickie's revelatory book, most believed them."--Kirkus starred review

"Dickie's extremely well-researched book has an extensive list of (mostly Italian) sources and covers the history and geography of Italy and provides historical analysis. He writes clearly and cleverly."--Library Journal