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Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard tackle their most contentious subject yet in the tenth book in the series of their multimillion-selling Killing series: the mob.
Bill O’Reilly’s #1 New York Times bestselling series of popular narrative history, Killing the Mob, is the tenth book in the series, which has sold approximately 18 million copies worldwide and spent over 320 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list.
O’Reilly and co-author Martin Dugard chart the bloody history of organized crime in the United States during the twentieth century, delving into the lives of the country’s most prominent serial robberies, conmen, murders, and mob family chiefs.O’Reilly and Dugard trace the prohibition-busting bank robbers of the Depression Era, such as John Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd, and Baby-Face Nelson, from the 1930s to the 1980s. The authors also discuss the establishment of the Mafia Commission, power battles within the “Five Families,” and the FBI’s rise under J. Edgar Hoover.The personal war between US Attorney General Bobby Kennedy and famed Teamsters head Jimmy Hoffa, as well as the mob wars for control of Cuba, Las Vegas, and Hollywood.
These legendary villains and their true-life crimes are transformed by O’Reilly and Dugard into a fascinating read that rivals the most thrilling crime book. Their popular series, Killing the Mob, is set for its biggest success yet.