'Lucky Luciano: The Real and the Fake Gangster' seeks to dispel myths, legends about crime boss

Book review: Charles "Lucky” Luciano forged a criminal career for himself that endured for 25 years and earned him the reputation of King of the New York Underworld.

Published: October 24, 2010
In "Lucky Luciano: The Real and the Fake Gangster” (St. Martin's Press, $26), Tim Newark seeks to dispel the myths and legends surrounding Charles "Lucky” Luciano and provide a true account of his life.
Luciano grew up in...

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