Book Discussion on Underboss

Jul 7, 1997


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Mr. Maas talked about his new book, Underboss: Sammy the Bull Gravano’s Story of Life in the Mafia. The book is a real-life account of the mob by one of its former leaders, Sammy Gravano, the underboss, or .. Read More
Mr. Maas talked about his new book, Underboss: Sammy the Bull Gravano’s Story of Life in the Mafia. The book is a real-life account of the mob by one of its former leaders, Sammy Gravano, the underboss, or second in command, of the Gambino crime family. According to Mr. Maas, the Gambino family was considered to be the most powerful of the five New York crime families. Mr. Maas met with Mr. Gravano while he was in the federal witness protection program for testifying against John Gotti, head of the Gambino family. Mr. Maas also details Mr. Gravano’s relationship with John Gotti, the boss of the Cosa Nostra family, and Gravano’s decision to turn state’s evidence against Gotti.

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  • Lamb, Brian
  • Maas, Peter