FREE SHIPPING

on all orders of $59 or more

$10 OFF your purchase of $150 or more!
Use coupon code MONDAY in checkout.

The Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime

, by
The Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime by EDWARDS, PETERAUGER, MICHEL, 9780771030499
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9780771030499 | 0771030495
  • Cover: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 7/31/2012
  • Rent Book

    (Recommended)

    $7.73
     
    Term
    Due
    Price
  • Buy Used Book

    In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.

    $4.25
  • Buy New Book

    Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days

    $20.81
You may never again think of Canadians as law-abiding Respected crime reporters Peter Edwards and Michel Auger have pooled their research and expertise to create The Encyclopedia of Canadian Organized Crime. Sometimes grim, sometimes amusing, and always entertaining, this book is filled with 300 entries and more than 150 illustrations, covering centuries of organized crime. From pirates such as "Black Bart," who sheltered in isolated Newfoundland coves to strike at the shipping lanes between Europe and the North American colonies, all the way to the most recent influx of Russianmobsters, who arrived after the end of the Cold War in 1989 and are now honing their sophisticated technological skills on the Western public, Edwards and Auger enumerate the personalities and the crimes that have kept Canadian law enforcement busy. Here too are the Sicilian and Calabrian gangs, the American and Colombian drug connections, the bikers whose internal struggles have left innocent bystanders dead (and who tried to murder Auger), as well as many unexpected figures, such as the Sundance Kid, who spent years in Canada. Arranged in alphabetical entries for easy browsing, and illustratedthroughout with photographs and drawings, this is a book that will both entertain and inform.

You might also enjoy...



Please wait while the item is added to your bag...