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Blood Ties By Claudio Antonelli

Blood Ties by Gianluigi Nuzzi

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Summary

More ruthless than the Mob, more powerful than the Camorra - a searing insider account of the Calabrian Mafia

Blood Ties Summary

Blood Ties: The Calabrian Mafia by Gianluigi Nuzzi

A massive bestseller in its native Italy, and a book that can justly be compared with Roberto Saviano's Gomorrah, Blood Ties is a terrifying account of the 'ndrangheta's criminal activities over the last four decades. Originally from Calabria, this sinister organization has - like the Mafia in Sicily and the Camorra in Naples - a vicious hold over northern Italy and much of the rest of the country, too, a stranglehold that is growing every day.

Told to the authors by an insider, Pippo di Bella, a 'pentito', a former member of the gang now turned state's evidence, it reveals many hitherto unknown operations, as well as throwing new light on well-known cases from the past. It shows an organization which retains and strengthens its position through corruption, drug smuggling, gun running, violence, extortion and kidnapping. Visceral, compelling and terrifyingly readable, it paints a brutally vivid picture of the most dangerous and powerful of the Italian mafias, one which demands to be read.

About Gianluigi Nuzzi

Claudio Antonelli is an acclaimed journalist in his native Italy. Gianluigi Nuzzi is an acclaimed journalist in his native Italy, where Blood Ties (originally published as Metastasi) was a No 1 bestseller. Nuzzi is the author of a previous bestseller, Vatican Spa.

Additional information

GOR004239644
9781447205623
1447205626
Blood Ties: The Calabrian Mafia by Gianluigi Nuzzi
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2012-07-25
240
N/A
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