Burton Turkus, Sid Feder

Murder Inc: The Story of 'The Syndicate'


Main Details
About/Subject Mafia: American
About/Subject Mafia: Jewish
About/Subject Albert Anastasia
About/Subject Louis "Lepke" Buchalter
About/Subject Louis Capone
About/Subject Emanuel "Mendy" Weiss
About/Subject Harry "Happy" Maione
About/Subject Frank "The Dasher" Abbandando
About/Subject Harry "Pittsburgh Phil" Strauss
About/Subject Martin "Buggsy" Goldstein
About/Subject Charlie "The Bug" Workman
About/Subject Abraham "Kid Twist" Reles
About/Subject Murder Incorporated
Author Burton Turkus
Author Sid Feder
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Young, Inc.
First Published
First Hardback Printing
This Impression
Identifying Codes
Impression/Printing No. First Printing November 1951
Impression/Printing No. Second Printing November 1951
Impression/Printing No. Third Printing January 1952
Impression/Printing No. Fourth Printing April 1952
Format Hardback
Publication Location The United States of America
Page Count 498 pages
Language English
Chapters Contents
Introduction: xi
Chapter One: Don't blame it all on Brooklyn. Page 3
Chapter Two: A full mooner starts a chain reaction. Page 23
Chapter Three: Song of murder on a holy day. Page 51
Chapter Four: National crime: a cartel. Page 74
Chapter Five: Out of a rape, a murder mob. Page 107
Chapter Six: The almost-assassination of Thomas E. Dewey. Page 128
Chapter Seven: A war of extermination backfires. Page 152
Chapter Eight: Ladies' night in Murder, Inc. Page 191
Chapter Nine: Score one and two for the law. Page 216
Chapter Ten: Horace Greeley never meant this. Page 264
Chapter Eleven: Mr. Arsenic gets his name—and two more. Page 295
Chapter Twelve: Sociology's stillbirth: the king of the rackets. Page 331
Chapter Thirteen: They all make one mistake. Page 363
Chapter Fourteen: The man who might have been president. Page 408
Chapter Fifteen: The canary sang—but couldn't fly. Page 435
Chapter Sixteen: The one that got away. Page 459
Appendix: Page 494
Notes This copy is a hardcover, with dust jacket, from 1952. It is a stated fourth printing. I am guessing it is a first edition. Other than stating a fourth printing it has no other identifiers. No barcode, or ISBN.


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