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Manhattan Mafia Guide: Hits, Homes & Headquarters by Eric Ferrara, Arthur Nash PDF

By Eric Ferrara, Arthur Nash

ISBN-10: 1614233519

ISBN-13: 9781614233510

Author note: Arthur Nash (Foreword)
Publish 12 months note: initially released in 2011
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During the early 20th century, Sicilian and Southern Italian immigrants poured into manhattan urban. trying to break out poverty and persecution at domestic, they quickly chanced on that definite legal corporations them to the United States. prior to any codes of honor have been proven within the New international, violent bosses wreaked havoc on their groups of their quest to rule the underworld.

It took a number of a long time for the Mafia to mature right into a modern equipped crime syndicate. a few names and areas from either eras are nonetheless notorious this day, like Frank Costello and the Copacabana, whereas a few have remained hidden in absolute secrecy...until now. stroll of their footsteps as long island urban writer Eric Ferrara explores the myths and realities of 1 of America's so much feared and interesting matters.

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New PDF release: Manhattan Mafia Guide: Hits, Homes & Headquarters

Writer word: Arthur Nash (Foreword)
Publish yr observe: initially released in 2011
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During the early 20th century, Sicilian and Southern Italian immigrants poured into long island urban. trying to get away poverty and persecution at domestic, they quickly found that yes legal agencies them to the United States. earlier than any codes of honor have been demonstrated within the New global, violent bosses wreaked havoc on their groups of their quest to rule the underworld.

It took numerous a long time for the Mafia to mature right into a modern geared up crime syndicate. a few names and areas from either eras are nonetheless notorious this day, like Frank Costello and the Copacabana, whereas a few have remained hidden in absolute secrecy. .. earlier. stroll of their footsteps as big apple urban writer Eric Ferrara explores the myths and realities of 1 of America's such a lot feared and interesting topics.

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Are you getting dizzy, Sam? Well, let's stop and sort of check up, and shake our heads, and clarify this thing in our minds. We have been used to making [begin page 55] pretty big money at 10 to 50 percent on goods we have been selling for thirty years; but never anything like this ever happened to us before. S. Bonds. $200,000 We have cash in vault. 32,000 We have Bank Reserves. 200,000 Total. $432,000 Liabilities Demand Deposits. Net Assets. 32,000 $400,000 Of course we have overlooked the $100,000 surplus, but that would just confuse us a little, and it does not amount to much anyway; so we will just let it alone.

Civilization is an organic body, composed of millions of cells (each a human being), just as the body of a man is composed of millions of cells. Just as the cells of the human body are held together by a centripetal energy, the law of cohesion, so are the cells of the body of civilization, society, held together by a centripetal energy, adhesion, a more flexible law than the law of cohesion. And, just as a cell of the human body, failing to receive constantly an adequate supply of the proper food, failing to receive the constant renewing of its cells by the bath of lifesustaining food, diluted in the bloodstream, dies and weakens that portion of the human body; so with the cells of civilization, society, when they fail to get their required bath of life.

The bloodstream must carry the proper food in the proper amount to every cell of the body; and, Second. The bloodstream must carry away worn out and/or unneeded particles of food and of the body. To carry this simile further: while money is the lifeblood of civilization, the banking system is the arteries and veins of the body of civilization through which this lifeblood flows. The two functions of banking — the keeping of the people's money on deposit together with the cashing and clearing of their cheques, and the lending of money, fit nicely into the figure of speech.

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