Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires Free Audiobook Download by Selwyn Raab

In this audiobook, author Selwyn Raab uncovers the history behind the five most powerful mafia families in America. The book does not only focus on the criminal activities of these families, it also includes important stories about the lives of their members and how they, among other things, made their family famous in America.

This book is a riveting tale of the five families of the Mafia - and how they transformed themselves from mere hoodlums into some of America's most powerful men. The first part of the book deals with the origin of these groups, their rise, and decline and also provides an insight into Italian history as well as a look at what has made the Mob so successful in their country. This is followed by a study of two families - the Genovese and Gambinos - who have achieved astonishing success over recent years, which are explored in more detail from their earliest days until today.

"Five Families" is a true crime account of the history of the five major mafia groups that have risen and fallen in America since World War II. From the rise of Joe Valachi exposing his close friend Carlo Gambino, to the recent case against Gambino's son A.J., author Selwyn Raab uses firsthand accounts from both law enforcement and mobsters to paint an accurate picture of the mafia's power and influence in the United States.

In his book, Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires author Selwyn Raab recounts how the five most powerful mafia empires in the United States have been some of the largest and most influential mafias in the history of organized crime.

Some of the most influential and powerful Mafia families in America were founded right here in cities across this great nation. These five families - made up of Genovese, Gambino, Colombo, Lucchese, and Bonnano - were the founding members of what would become a very powerful criminal empire. In Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires (available for download as an audiobook), author Selwyn Raab tells the story of these five families through not only their rise to power but their eventual downfall as well.

Selwyn Raab's newest book is about the Five Families. Raab goes into history of Italian, Jewish, Irish, Greek and Japanese mafia families in America and how they became one of the most powerful organizations in the world. The author discusses how these groups were able to consolidate power as well as how they were able to utilize technology such as social media during their rise.

Published Date 2015-10-06
Duration 33 hours 58 minutes
Author Selwyn Raab
Narrated Paul Costanzo
(33 Reviews)
Abridged No
Is It Free? 30-days Free
Category Non-Fiction
Parent Category Uncategory

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