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Shorto, Russell

3 holds on 3 copies

Summary: "Family secrets emerge as a best-selling author dives into the history of the mob in small-town America. Johnstown, Pennsylvania, a city "in its brawny postwar prime," is where "Little Joe" Regino and Russ Shorto build a local gambling empire on the earnings of factory workers for whom placing a bet-on a horse or pool game, pinball or "tip seal"-is their best shot at the American dream. Decades...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1092 SHO

Mullarkey, John

Summary: On May 31, 1889, as the waters rise in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Sarah Beth, her mother, and Vincent, a boy she likes, struggle to save what they can from the flooding but when the dam collapses the reader is invited to choose between three possible endings for Sarah Beth and her family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Magic Wagon 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MUL

Roker, Al

Summary: "A gripping new history celebrating the remarkable heroes of the Johnstown Flood--the deadliest flood in U.S. history--from NBC host and legendary weather authority Al Roker. Central Pennsylvania, May 31, 1889: After a deluge of rain--nearly a foot in less than twenty-four hours--swelled the Little Conemaugh River, panicked engineers watched helplessly as swiftly rising waters threatened to...

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974 ROK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974 ROK

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.8 ROK

Kalb, Marvin L.

Summary: Marvin Kalb, a former journalist and Harvard professor, traces how the Crimea of Catherine the Great became a global tinder box. The world was stunned when Vladimir Putin invaded and seized Crimea in March 2014. In the weeks that followed, pro-Russian rebels staged uprisings in southeastern Ukraine. The United States and its Western allies immediately imposed strict sanctions on Russia and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brookings Institution Press 2015

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Summary: This collection of documentaries produced by A & E presents a broad overview of organized crime in America, beginning with immigrants who formed gangs soon after arriving in the late 19th century. The focus is on Italian-American gangsters, though there are mentions of Irish and Jewish gangs, which at various times cooperated with or competed against the Mafia, and one program in the collection...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2001

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAF

DeKok, David.

Summary: " On Nov. 28, 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university's main campus in State College. For more than forty years, her murder went unsolved, though detectives with the Pennsylvania State Police and local citizens worked tirelessly to find her killer. The mystery was eventually...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Globe Pequot 2014

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

Hogan, Mary

Summary: On her eighteenth birthday, genetic information from Lee Parker's closed adoption is unlocked. She also sees an old photograph of a genetic relative, a nineteenth Century woman with hair and eyes likes hers, standing in a pile of rubble from an ecological disaster next to none other than Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross. Determined to identify the woman in the photo and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOG

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P HOG

English, T. J.

Summary: "The New York Times bestselling author of The Westies and Paddy Whacked offers a front-row seat at the trial of Whitey Bulger, and an intimate view of the world of organized crime--and law enforcement--that made him the defining Irish American gangster.For sixteen years, Whitey Bulger eluded the long reach of the law. For decades one of the most dangerous men in America, Bulger--the brother of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2015

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

Denton, Sally.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 979.3135 DEN

1 hold on 7 copies

Summary: Season two follows Queen Elizabeth through the late 1950s and early '60s as she struggles to navigate a world that's changing around her. She must face the challenges of a new era, from the Suez Canal crisis to the assassination of John F. Kennedy, while preserving both the monarchy and her marriage.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Cr 2

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

Buccellato, James A.

Summary: Though detectives denied it, the Italian mafia was operating in Detroit as early as 1900, and the city was forever changed. Bootleggers controlled the Detroit River and created a national distribution network for illegal booze during Prohibition. Gangsters, cops and even celebrities fell victim to the violence. Some politicians and prominent businessmen like Henry Ford's right-hand man,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: History Press 2015

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

Fulsom, Don

Summary: Unbeknownst to most people even now, the election of 1968 placed the patron saint of the Mafia in the White House. In other words, Richard Nixon would go on to not only lead a criminal presidency; he would be totally indebted to our nation's top mobsters. By 1969, thanks in large part to his long-time campaign manager and political advisor Murray Chotiner, a lawyer who specialized in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 FUL

Summary: Set in the ruthless world of San Francisco in the late 1800s, rival Chinatown crime families are pitted against each other, against the police, and against an overtly racist white working class.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Bernstein, Arnie.

Contents: A community in Michigan -- Andrew P. Kehoe -- Dawn of a decade -- New man in town -- The Bath Consolidated School -- A growing storm -- Electricity -- A school, a farm -- The valley of the shadow of death -- Requiems -- In the matter of the inquest as to the cause of death of Emery E. Huyck, deceased -- Summer -- Tulips.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 2009

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Bernstein, Arnie.

Contents: A community in Michigan -- Andrew P. Kehoe -- Dawn of a decade -- New man in town -- The Bath Consolidated School -- A growing storm -- Electricity -- A school, a farm -- The valley of the shadow of death -- Requiems -- In the matter of the inquest as tothe cause of death of Emery E. Huyck, deceased -- Summer -- Tulips.

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Michigan Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 977.424 BER

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 COL

Summary: The world's most infamous crime organization had done very well for itself in the Old Country, but did not truly blossom until its nefarious emissaries reached the shores of America. Featuring revealing interviews with victims and perpetrators of mob violence, combined with gripping archival film footage. Features Mafia trivia Q & A, direct scene access, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2011

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAF

Bair, Deirdre

Summary: "Born in 1899 in Brooklyn, New York, to poor, Italian immigrant parents, Al Capone went on to become the most infamous gangster in American history. In 1925, during the height of Prohibition, Capone's multi-million-dollar Chicago bootlegging, prostitution, and gambling operation dominated the organized-crime scene. His competition with rival gangs was brutally violent, a long-running war that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAPONE, AL BAI

Cannell, Michael

Summary: "The riveting true story of the rise and fall of Murder, Inc. and the executioner-turned-informant whose mysterious death became a legendary moment in Mob history. In the fall of 1941, a momentous trial was set to begin that threatened to end the careersand lives of New York's most brutal mob kingpins. The lead witness, Abe Reles, had been a trusted executioner for Murder, Inc., the enforcement...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1092 CAN

Kurtz, Michael L.

Contents: The assassination and its aftermath -- Conflict: the evidence -- Conflict: the case for the lone assassin -- Conflict: the case for conspiracy -- Consensus: the facts -- Lee Harvey Oswald -- The intelligence connection -- The organized crime connection.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1524 KUR

Lieberman, Paul

Summary: Describes how the Los Angeles Police Department formed an eight-man special unit to go after LA's gangsters in 1946, and relates the efforts of two of the squad--Jack O'Mara and Jerry Wooters--to take down mob boss Mickey Cohen.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Griffin 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.106 LIE

Lehane, Dennis

1 hold on 5 copies

Summary: Working as a consigliere to the Bartolo crime family, traveling between Tampa and Cuba, former crime kingpin Joe Coughlin, who has everything -- money, power, anonymity and a beautiful mistress -- is forced to pay for his lifetime of sin when the dark truth of his past emerges.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC LEH

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEH

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FICTION LEH

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction LeHane 2015

Krist, Gary.

Summary: "From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City. Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans' thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city's elite 'better half' against its powerful and long-entrenched...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976 KRI

Summary: The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne... a new era is dawning. Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD CRO NOT RATED

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

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Crown 2017

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