Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend

History, Biographies & Memoirs

By Christian Cipollini

Publisher : Strategic Media Books

Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend

ABOUT Christian Cipollini

Christian Cipollini
Christian Cipollini is an award-winning author, organized crime historian & comic book writer/creator.
He can be seen as an ‘expert’guest commentator for television series “Gangsters:America’s Most Evil" and consulted on National Geographic's "DRUGS, Inc."  More...



Charles Lucky Luciano is one of the most researched, discussed and dissected American mobsters of all time. His name has become synonymous with NY City's high drama gangland days of prohibition bootlegging, the information of the infamous five families, and controversy over his alleged Last Testament. However, there exists many fascinating and lurid tales and theories regarding Lucky's rise and fall from the mobs top spot. Some of these stories are known, but still incited debate, such as the origins of his nickname and menacing facial scars. Other legends are not so well known to the general public
With information culled from rare news articles, government documents and numerous books written on the subject, this book will give readers a chance to discover Luciano in a way that engages the mystery of his pop culture status, while encouraging further debate over the facts that fallacies that exist about his true role in the history of the American mafia structure.