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Author Name    Dubro, James.

Title   MOB MISTRESS,

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Macmillan of Canada 1988

ISBN Number    077159917X / 9780771599170

Seller ID   28326

200 pp, 8 3/4" H. B&w photographs. "(Shirley Ryce) tells of her upbringing as the spoiled daughter of a local bookie and card-game organizer, of her early marriage, and of the fateful meeting that turned a bored housewife and mother into a mob mistress. (She) moved in organized crime circles for almost two decades, and had many mob affairs. Although she knew little of the mobsters' 'business', she saw a great deal of the mob at play. Her break with the Papalias (Hamilton, Ontario crime family) and their cohorts, and her co-operation with the police, marked a dramatic change in ther life, and in 'Mob Mistress' she looks back at who and what she was with self-deprecating frankness. At the same time, she and Dubro both give an informed and clear-eyed view of her former 'playmates' - and of the law-enforcement officers who fight them daily." Small bump to bottom corner of both boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, small corner crease on front flap, very light rubbing.

Shirley  Ryce,  Papalia  Family,  Mafia,  Hamilton,  Ontario,  Biography,  Mistresses,  Witnesses,  Crime,  Criminals,  Harold  Apigian,  Stanley  Harold  Bader,  Mike  Baker,  Arthur  Barnes,  Lawyers,  Bonanno,  Crime  Families,  Donny  Buckle,  Buffalo  New  Yor,  Burlington  Beach,  Ronald  Castellani,  Judge  Michael  Clooney,  Kim  Daw,  Fiberqueen  Home  Insulation,  Al  Franco,  Gold  Key  Club,  Halton  Regional  Police,  Hamilton  Spectator,  Hamilton-Wentworth  Regional  Police,  Janetta  Hayes,  Holiday  Inn,  David  Humprhey,  Joint  Forces  Unit,  Constable  Ian  Knox,  Steve  Koaches,  Luppino  Crime  Family,  Rocco,  Constable  Jack  McCombs,  Stefano  Magaddino,  Bruno  Monaco,  Monarch  Vending,  Montreal  Quebec,  Musitano  Crime  Family,  New  York  City,  Ontario  Provincial  Police,  Frank  Papalia,  John  Papalia,  Rocco  Perri,  Royal  Canadian  Mounted  Police,  Tom  Ryce,  Santo  Scibetta,  Art  Tartaglia,  Albert  Louis  Tellerd,  Toronto,  The  Triton,  Paul  Volpe. 

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