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The Case Against Lucky Luciano New York"s Most Sensational Vice Trial by Ellen Poulsen

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Published by Clinton Cook Publishing Corp. .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • True Crime,
  • New York,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • True Crime / Organized Crime,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • Biography,
  • Criminals,
  • New York (State),
  • Organized Crime,
  • Trials (Prostitution)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8565424M
ISBN 100971720010
ISBN 109780971720015
OCLC/WorldCa73955073

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The case of the notorious "Charlie Lucky" Luciano and his $million-a-year prostitution ring rattled and intrigued New York City during the Great Depression. "Charlie Lucky" eluded the police for years, until rackets-squad prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey connected him with the operation and he was finally convicted of compulsory prostitution/5.   Now Available! This book relates the trial of Lucky Luciano, through the experience of the witnesses. The most notorious of these were the women who worked as New York syndicate madams and prostitutes in   Case Against Lucky Luciano: New York's Most Sensational Vice Trial by Ellen Poulsen (May) Hardcover on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Case Against Lucky Luciano: New York's Most Sensational Vice Trial by Ellen Poulsen (May) Hardcover.   The Case Against Lucky Luciano on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Case Against Lucky LucianoManufacturer: Independent Pub Group.

Ellen Poulsen’s new book, The Case Against Lucky Luciano, is a brilliant piece of work, investigating the trial of the man who lead the Unione Siciliana and established organized crime in the Mafia world. The Case Against Lucky Luciano: New York's Most Sensational Vice Trial Ellen Poulsen. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). Top Hoodlum: Frank Costello, Prime Minister of the Mafia Anthony M. DeStefano. out of 5 stars Reviews:   - Buy Case Against Lucky Luciano: New York's Most Sensational Vice Trial book online at best prices in India on Read Case Against Lucky Luciano: New York's Most Sensational Vice Trial book reviews & author details and more Reviews: 5. Unfortunately, much of the material is contradicted by the media, Congress, and the DOJ. Most authors consult this book; but accept that much of it is bogus. As late as some authors were building a case that Luciano was either grossly ingenius or the entire interview was a fabrication/5(21).

  Luciano’s Mafia infamy may have lived on after his death in , but The Case Against Lucky Luciano gives voice to Cokey Flo and the many others he victimized decades earlier. Poulsen’s artful rendering leaves no doubt that their stories have long deserved to be told. Reviewed by Alan J. Couture June 7, /5. At the heart of this book is the vice trial of “Charlie Lucky” Luciano, the inveterate gambler and reputed head of the prostitution syndicate in New York City, but his story has been told elsewhere. Instead, the author explores the myriad of minor players whom Luciano exploited, with an emphasis on the women forced into his syndicate.   The Case Against Lucky Luciano: New York's Most Sensational Vice Trial: Poulsen, Ellen: Books - The Case Against Lucky Luciano: New York's Most Sensational Vice Trial Ellen Poulsen Clinton Cook Publishing ( ) $ (pp) When notorious mob boss Charles “Lucky” Luciano was arrested on vice charges, his first thought was of .