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Handsome Johnny: The Life and Death of Johnny Rosselli: Gentleman Gangster, Hollywood Producer, CIA Assassin

by Lee Server Check out an excerpt from Lee Server’s Handsome Johnny, a vivid account of Johnny Rosselli’s astonishing fifty-year career. From the bloody years of bootlegging in the Twenties as the last protégé of Al Capone to the modern

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Ghost: My Thirty Years as an FBI Undercover Agent

by Michael R. McGowan and Ralph Pezzullo People usually become informants for three reasons: 1. They face criminal charges (or are “jammed up,” in FBI parlance) and are seeking favorable treatment in court. 2. They’re interested in eliminating their competition

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