About Mob Scene

Veteran Philadelphia journalist George Anastasia has written about organized and disorganized crime for decades, covering casino gambling in Atlantic City, mob hits in Philadelphia and criminal prosecutions throughout the country. A reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1974 through 2012, he is currently a freelance writer and author specializing in crime reporting. The recipient of numerous journalism awards, Anastasia is the author of six books and two anthologies, including "Blood and Honor" (William Morrow & Co., 1991), which Jimmy Breslin called "the best gangster book e...


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