An offer we can't refuse : the Mafia in the mind of America /Publisher: New York : Faber and Faber, 2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: 438 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0571211577 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780571211579.Subject(s): Italian Americans -- Social conditions | Mafia -- United StatesOnline resources: Sample text | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Table of contents only
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Italians to Italian Americans : escaping the "southern problem" -- The Mafia : Mediterranean menace, American myth -- A genre is born : the appeal of pure power -- Don Corleone was my grandfather -- From mean streets to suburban meadow : The Sopranos rewrites the genre -- Act like a man : sex and gender in the Mafia myth -- Moulanyans, Medigahns, and wonder bread wops : race and racism on-screen and off -- Cultural holocaust or national myth? : the politics of antidefamation.