Killing the Mob: The Fight Against Organized Crime in America (The Killing Series, Book 10)
In the tenth book in the multimillion-selling Killing series,Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard take on their most controversialsubject yet: The Mob.Killing the Mob is the tenth book in Bill O'Reilly's #1 New YorkTimes bestselling series of popular narrative histories, with salesof nearly 18 million copies worldwide, and over 320 weeks on theNew York Times bestseller list.O’Reilly and co-author Martin Dugard trace the brutal history of20th Century organized crime in the United States, and expertlyplumb the history of this nation’s most notorious serial robbers,conmen, murderers, and especially, mob family bosses. Covering theperiod from the 1930s to the 1980s, O’Reilly and Dugard trace theprohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such asJohn Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby-FaceNelson. In addition, the authors highlight the creation of theMafia Commission, the power struggles within the “Five Families,”the growth of the FBI under J. Edgar Hoover, the mob battles tocontrol Cuba, Las Vegas and Hollywood, as well as the personal warbetween the U.S. Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and legendaryTeamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa.O’Reilly and Dugard turn these legendary criminals and theirtrue-life escapades into a read that rivals the most riveting crimenovel. With Killing the Mob, their hit series is primed for itsgreatest success yet.