Jerry Capeci Gene Mustain Murder Machine

ISBN 13: 9780091941123

Murder Machine

4.1 avg rating
( 706 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780091941123: Murder Machine

"The inside story of a single Brooklyn gang that killed more Americans than the Iraqi army."—Mike McAlary, columnist, New York Post

They were the DeMeo gang—the most deadly hit men in organized crime. Their Mafia higher-ups came to know, use, and ultimately fear them as the Murder Machine. They killed for profit and for pleasure, following cold-blooded plans and wild whims, from the mean streets of New York to the Florida Gold Coast, and from coast to coast. 

Now complete with personal revelations of one of the key players, this is the savage story that leaves no corpse unturned in its terrifying telling. 

INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS 

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Jerry Capeci is considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Mafia and organized crime. He covered the crime beat for both the New York Daily News and the New York Post (and was the only newspaperman to sneak his way into Carlo Gambino’s funeral in 1976) for more than 20 years. He is the co-author of Murder Machine, the terrifying saga of Roy DeMeo’s bloodthirsty Mafia crew, and Gotti: Rise & Fall. A native of the mean streets of Bath Beach, Brooklyn, he now lives in Manhattan.

Gene Mustain is the co-author of Murder Machine and the author of Mob Star.

From Kirkus Reviews:

First-rate story of a Mafia murder crew so deadly that even John Gotti turned aside a contract on its leader. New York Daily News reporters Mustain and Capeci (coauthors, Mob Star, 1989--not reviewed) tell the fascinating and repellently detailed story of Roy DeMeo and the gang he raised from teenagers in Canarsie--a Brooklyn neighborhood where death by natural causes is ``six bullets in the head,'' according to one cop. The middle-class DeMeo, a natural criminal, was carrying cash in brown paper bags and driving a Cadillac by his high- school senior year. After establishing loan-sharking headquarters at his Gemini Lounge in Brooklyn, he shipped scores of stolen luxury cars to Kuwait, distributed drugs (one of his crew was the chief supplier of cocaine at Studio 54), and wholesaled child pornography. When the inevitable business disputes arose, his crew simply made the other parties disappear. The victims were lured into a clubhouse behind the Gemini Lounge, where they were shot and dismembered (``it's just like takin' apart a deer''), then secured in Hefty Bags and tossed on the Canarsie dump. One murder led so easily to another that soon the ``Gemini method'' was used on anybody who got in the gang's way or annoyed them. DeMeo presented three of his coke-crazed crew with sets of custom carving knives, which they kept in their car trunks in case a quick assignment arose. When a special NYPD/FBI task force cracked the DeMeo gang, it tagged the criminals for 75 murders. DeMeo (who was rubbed out by fellow mobsters as the cops closed in) bragged of one hundred personally, making him far more destructive than any known US serial killer. Vivid, hair-raising, day-to-day-in-the-life-of narrative: the best mob book in recent memory. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs--not seen.) -- Copyright 1992, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Mustain, Gene;capeci, Jerry
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 18648485-n

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.64
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci
Published by Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Meet the DeMeo gang - the most deadly killers the Mafia has ever known. They were a small-time Brooklyn corner crew who, headed by the notorious Roy DeMeo, became the hitmen of choice for the Gambino family. Killing for profit and pleasure, they were ultimately feared by everyone - even the Mafia bosses they worked for. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780091941123

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci
Published by Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 126 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Meet the DeMeo gang - the most deadly killers the Mafia has ever known. They were a small-time Brooklyn corner crew who, headed by the notorious Roy DeMeo, became the hitmen of choice for the Gambino family. Killing for profit and pleasure, they were ultimately feared by everyone - even the Mafia bosses they worked for. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780091941123

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Jerry Capeci Gene Mustain
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800919411230000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci
Published by Ebury Press
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press. Book Condition: New. Meet the DeMeo gang - the most deadly killers the Mafia has ever known. They were a small-time Brooklyn corner crew who, headed by the notorious Roy DeMeo, became the hitmen of choice for the Gambino family. Killing for profit and pleasure, they were ultimately feared by everyone - even the Mafia bosses they worked for. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 175 x 32. Weight in Grams: 366. . 2013. Paperback. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780091941123

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci
Published by Ebury Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press, 2013. Book Condition: New. Meet the DeMeo gang - the most deadly killers the Mafia has ever known. They were a small-time Brooklyn corner crew who, headed by the notorious Roy DeMeo, became the hitmen of choice for the Gambino family. Killing for profit and pleasure, they were ultimately feared by everyone - even the Mafia bosses they worked for. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 175 x 32. Weight in Grams: 366. . 2013. Paperback. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780091941123

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci
Published by Ebury Publishing
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Paperback Quantity Available: 3
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, Murder Machine, Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci, Meet the DeMeo gang - the most deadly killers the Mafia has ever known. They were a small-time Brooklyn corner crew who, headed by the notorious Roy DeMeo, became the hitmen of choice for the Gambino family. Killing for profit and pleasure, they were ultimately feared by everyone - even the Mafia bosses they worked for. Bookseller Inventory # B9780091941123

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.61
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Gene Mustain; Jerry Capeci
Published by Ebury Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Softcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press, 2013. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # EH9780091941123

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.02
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Gene Mustain; Jerry Capeci
Published by Ebury Press (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New Softcover Quantity Available: 18
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Press, 2013. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780091941123_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.96
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci
Published by Ebury Publishing 2013-01-17, London (2013)
ISBN 10: 0091941121 ISBN 13: 9780091941123
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ebury Publishing 2013-01-17, London, 2013. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780091941123

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book