Charles “Lucky” Luciano is one of the most researched, discussed and dissected American mobsters of all time. His name has become synonymous with New York City's high drama gangland days of prohibition bootlegging, the formation of the infamous five families, and controversy over his alleged Last Testament.
However, there exist many fascinating and lurid tales and theories regarding Lucky's rise and fall from the mob’s top spot. Some of these stories are known, but still incite 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, author Christian Cipollini brings you the book Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend. Its release is scheduled for next month.
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 and fallacies that exist about his true role in the history of the American mafia structure.
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