Gangland by Howard Blum audiobook

Gangland: How the FBI Broke the Mob

By Howard Blum
Read by Jerry Orbach

Simon & Schuster Audio
2.82 Hours Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780743547543

In the bestselling tradition of Wiseguy and Boss of Bosses -- the inside story of the fall of the "Teflon Don" The team: A handpicked squad of FBI agents -- led by a war hero determined to get the job done. The target: John Gotti, the seemingly invincible head of the richest and most powerful crime of modern-day Untouchables, the FBI's C-16 Organized Crime squad, who finally ended the cocky crime lord's reign of terror. Drawing on unprecedented access to FBI records and agents, bestselling author and prize-winning journalist Howard Blum tells the riveting and suspenseful story behind the headlines. Here is the deadly game of cat and mouse that pitted Gotti, his ruthless henchmen and his elusive law-enforcement mole against the Bureau. It is a tale of courage, murder and betrayal. From Mafia backrooms to FBI squad rooms, from the high-tech electronic invasion of Gotti's headquarters to the desperate effort to expose the mole, Gangland is more shocking than fiction -- an instant Mafia classic.

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Summary

Summary

In the bestselling tradition of Wiseguy and Boss of Bosses -- the inside story of the fall of the "Teflon Don"

The team: A handpicked squad of FBI agents -- led by a war hero determined to get the job done. The target: John Gotti, the seemingly invincible head of the richest and most powerful crime of modern-day Untouchables, the FBI's C-16 Organized Crime squad, who finally ended the cocky crime lord's reign of terror.

Drawing on unprecedented access to FBI records and agents, bestselling author and prize-winning journalist Howard Blum tells the riveting and suspenseful story behind the headlines. Here is the deadly game of cat and mouse that pitted Gotti, his ruthless henchmen and his elusive law-enforcement mole against the Bureau.

It is a tale of courage, murder and betrayal. From Mafia backrooms to FBI squad rooms, from the high-tech electronic invasion of Gotti's headquarters to the desperate effort to expose the mole, Gangland is more shocking than fiction -- an instant Mafia classic.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Thrilling…A Hollywood movie…And this is the best part—this book is true.”  Chicago Sun-Times
“A blockbuster, this suspenseful and superbly written expose by former New York Times reporter Blum will surely hit the headlines.”  Publishers Weekly
“A compelling narrative that will keep readers turning pages to the satisfying conclusion. For all true crime collections.”   Library Journal
“Investigative reporter Howard Blum tells how an elite FBI squad brought mobster John Gotti to justice after six years of pursuit. Actor Jerry Orbach had developed an outstanding career playing the quintessential cop, and his talent adds greatly to the recording.”  AudioFile

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 2.82
Audience: Adult
Language: English