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The Mafia

Al Cimino

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

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The Mafia began on the small Mediterranean island of Sicily. It grew to become a major political force in  Italy, while its tentacles penetrated every aspect of life in the United  States. Through drugs, it spread its influence around the world. This is its story.

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