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Dams, Jeanne M.

Summary: June, 1925. Elizabeth Fairchild lives a quiet life in genteel Oak Park Village, Illinois. There, she forms a close friendship with gentle Mr Anthony. But tragedy strikes when Mr Anthony is found stabbed to death in the alley behind his shop. Why would anyone murder a mild-mannered antiques dealer? Could it have something to do with the mysterious customer who bought a gold pocket watch from Mr...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2022

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DAM

Ice-T

Summary: "Award-winning actor, rapper, and producer Ice-T unveils a compelling and astonishing memoir of his early life robbing jewelry stores until he found fame and fortune-while a handful of bad choices sent his former crime partner down an incredibly different path"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ICE

Summary: "The public enemy": A young hoodlum rises up through the ranks of the Chicago underworld, even as a gangster's accidental death threatens to spark a bloody mob war. "White heat": A psychopathic criminal with a mother complex makes a daring break from prison and leads his old gang in a chemical plant payroll heist. Shortly after the plan takes place, events take a crazy turn. "Angels with dirty...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment/Warner Bros. Entertainment 2016

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY GAN

Summary: Armed with ruthless, streetwise tactics and a strict sense of honor, crime boss Frank Lucas rules Harlem's chaotic drug underworld. When outcast cop Richie Roberts sets out to bring down Lucas's multimillion-dollar empire, it plunges both men into a legendary confrontation. Inspired by a true story.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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Summary: Private eye Jake Gittes, living off the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-war Southern California is hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair. Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together for one, unforgettable night in Chinatown.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 1999

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY CHI

Summary: When a band of brutal gangsters led by a crooked property developer make a play to take over the city, Master Ip is forced to take a stand.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IP

Summary: His picture is on magazine covers, his name in lights. Ex-con artist and gangster Dan Quigley is "doing all right in this movie racket," a big man in Hollywood. But if his criminal past resurfaces, he could end up in the big house.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Turner Entertainment Co. 2008

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY LAD

Summary: Little Miss Marker: Shirley Temple melts the hearts of a gang of hardened gangsters when she's left as an IOU for a debt.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

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2 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD FAMILY LIT

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Shirley

Summary: An undercover FBI agent falls in love with a recently widowed mafia wife, who is trying to restart her life following her husband's murder, while being pursued by a libidinous mafia kingpin seeking to claim her for himself.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY MAR

Summary: GoodFellas: Follows a mid-level gangster over three decades from his Brooklyn neighborhood to his arrest by the FBI.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2011

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY MAR

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Summary: A Roaring Twenties gangster saga that only the Coen brothers could concoct, Miller's Crossing marries the hard-boiled sensibility of classic noir fiction with the filmmakers' trademark savory dialogue, colorful characters, and finely calibrated set pieces. Gabriel Byrne brings a wry gravitas to the role of Tom Reagan, the quick-thinking right-hand man to a powerful crime boss (Albert Finney),...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY CRIME/MYSTERY MIL

Summary: While the Black Power movement was reshaping America, trailblazing director Gordon Parks made this groundbreaking blockbuster, which helped launch the blaxploitation era and gave the screen a new kind of badder-than-bad action hero in John Shaft, a streetwise New York City private eye who is as tough with criminals as he is tender with his lovers. After Shaft is recruited to rescue the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: BLU-RAY ACTION/ADVENTURE SHA

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Summary: A mother, Victoria, is trying to put her dark past as a Russian drug courier behind her, but retired cop Damon forces Victoria to do his bidding by holding her daughter hostage. Now, Victoria must use guns, guts, and a motorcycle to take out a series of violent gangsters, or she may never see her child again.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lionsgate 2021

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE VAN

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Va

Summary: A typical night for a group of war veterans at the local VFW turns into an all-out battle for survival when a teenage girl runs into the bar with a bag of stolen drugs. Suddenly under attack from a gang of punk mutants looking to get back what's theirs, at any cost, the vets use every weapon they can put together to protect the girl and their VFW in the biggest fight of their lives.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY VFW

Major, Seven

Summary: ""Illusions" blurs the line between fiction and reality as the illegitimate child of an influential mafia member shares her life and perspective of history over the span of fifty years. A life defined by murder, identity theft, CIA assassins, sex, drug-dealers, gun-runners, and a young adult who would travel the East Coast--running away from her past while searching to belong in a life that was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Major 2016

Summary: The 47-year old Al Capone, after ten years in prison, suffering from syphilis and dementia, comes to be haunted by his violent past.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Video Discs, Call number: DVD CAP

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CAP

Summary: The Boss (1956): Political corruption is vividly depicted as a ruthless WWI veteran takes almost complete control of a state with the help of a crooked lawyer. The film is enhanced by John Payne's persuasive performance as "The Boss."

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Crime / Mystery DVDs, Call number: DVD CRIME/MYSTERY FIL

Summary: The worldwide gangster show phenomenon from Stefano Sollima, which is based on Roberto Saviano's best selling book and the subsequent award-winning film of the same name. At the start of season two, it appears that the era of the Savastano clan, which once reigned supreme over Naples, seems to be definitively over. A power vacuum, the biggest ever in Camorra history, now yawns like a chasm.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GOM

Summary: Several crises threaten Tony and his crew. Rival boss Johnny Sack is in prison, and the always tense relations between the New Jersey and New York families are strained through the unpredictable behavior of Sack's surrogates.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SOP

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Sopranos 2006

Summary: Condemned gangster Thunderbolt Jim Lang plots revenge on the young man who stole his girlfriend and landed next to him on death row.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA THU

Collins, Max Allan

Summary: "A THRILLING MAGNUM OPUS ON AMERICA'S GREAT CRIME EPIC. A Mystery Writers of America "Grand Master"--author of the gangster classic Road to Perdition, long-time Dick Tracy writer, and multiple Shamus Award winner--teams with an acclaimed rising young historian, in this riveting, myth-shattering dual portrait of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the legendary...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 COL

Swanson, Doug J.

Summary: " The astonishing story of Benny Binion-a rip-roaring saga of murder, money, and the making of Las Vegas Benny Binion was many things: a cowboy, a pioneering casino owner, a gangster, a killer, and founder of the hugely successful World Series of Poker. Blood Aces tells the story of Binion's crucial role in shaping modern Las Vegas. From a Texas backwater, Binion rose to prominence on...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BINION, BENNY BIN

Winslow, Don

Summary: "Two criminal empires together control all of New England. Until a beautiful modern-day Helen of Troy comes between the Irish and the Italians, launching a war that will see them kill each other, destroy an alliance, and set a city on fire. Danny Ryan yearns for a more "legit" life and a place in the sun. But as the bloody conflict stacks body on body and brother turns against brother, Danny...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC WIN

Summary: The Valachi papers: Former mob "button man" Joe Valachi turns informant when he learns top Mafia capo Vito Genovese has put a contract out on his life. From thievery add extortion to vengeance and murder, Valachi spills the innermost workings of the Cosa Nostra, culminating in his riveting testimony before a Senate subcommittee.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE CHA

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