Acknowledgements About the authors Authors' note Introduction 1 The Black Hand 2 New country, new rackets 3 A market for murder 4 The family business 5 The Toronto connection 6 Heroin Central 7 No ordinary crop 8 The Sunshine State 9 Omerta 10 Infiltration 11 It's only revenge 12 Setbacks 13 The South Americans 14 The enemy they dare not name 15 Political connections 16 Ecstasy by the tonne 17 Big debts, little debts 18 A year of living dangerously 19 Behind bars 20 The grass is (always) greener 21 The enemy within APPENDICES 1 Translation of letter written by Antonio Brando, Melbourne, to Domenico Belle and companions, 24 August 1928 2 Translation of letter written by Antonio Brando, Melbourne, to Domenico Belle, 17 September 1928 3 Translation of letter written by Rocco Trimarchi, Griffith, to Domenico Belle, 26 March 1929 4 Translation of Ritual of the Camorra Society, 15 December 1930 5 Translation of documents relating to the formation of a society found at the residence of Francesco Angilletta, Preston, 14 April 1963 6 Australian 'ndrangheta killings, 1973-2008 Bibliography Index
Clive Small and Tom Gilling are the authors of the bestselling Smack Express, Blood Money, Milat and Betrayed. Clive is a former Assistant Commissioner of Police, NSW. Tom Gilling is a highly regarded investigative journalist and fiction writer.
A significant historical account of the Australian 'Ndrangheta... a
particularly timely account * Adelaide Advertiser *
A must-read for cops, pollies and anyone with an interest in true crime... Compulsory reading... An invaluable work of social history. * Crikey *
This groundbreaking and authoritative history of Australia's oldest and most durable criminal organisation will also be avidly read in Italy, where there has been enormous recent interest in the Australian branch of a global criminal franchise about which little has hitherto been known. * Weekend Australian *
This is a meticulously detailed account of what the Italian organised crime gang has been up to Down Under... It is a gripping true-crime read * Townsville Eye *