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Luciano"s luck by Jack Higgins

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Published by Stein and Day in New York .
Written in English


  • Luciano, Lucky, 1897-1962 -- Fiction.,
  • Criminals -- Fiction.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementJack Higgins.
LC ClassificationsPR6058.I343 L8 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3783958M
ISBN 100812828275
LC Control Number81040330

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Jun 22,  · About the Author. Jack Higgins is the New York Times– bestselling author of more than sixty thrillers that have sold over million copies worldwide, including The Eagle Has Landed and The Wolf at the Door. Before beginning his writing career, Higgins served in 5/5. Feb 14,  · From the New York Times–bestselling author of The Eagle Has Landed and Dark Justice comes the World War II legend of American gangster Charles “Lucky” Luciano. It’s and war is raging. The key to America and the Allies’ first assault on Nazi-occupied Europe is the island of Sicily/5(40). And eventually the group—Carter, Luciano, Maria, plus two Americans—is parachuted into Sicily, where they must secretly make their way to the Den's monastery hideout. Complications arise, of course: one of the Americans is captured and torture-interrogated by the Nazis (who are feuding internally); and some local Communists try to assassinate the good () Luciano's Luck By Jack Higgins - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.

Luciano's luck ran out in He and eight members of his vice racket were brought to trial that May. Convicted on extortion and prostitution charges in June, he was sentenced to 30 to 50 years Born: Nov 24, Books. Luciano's Luck, Jack Higgins (). Fictional based on the Luciano's WWII supposed war efforts. The Last Testament of Lucky Luciano, Martin A. Gosch and Richard Hammer (). Semi-Autobiographical, based on Luciano's entire lifespan as dictated by him. Live by Night, Dennis Lehane (). Luciano is a minor character appearing in the story of fictional gangster Joe Salvatore Lucania, November 24, , Lercara . Buy Luciano's Luck Unabridged by Jack Higgins, Michael Page (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25). Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.

Luciano’s Luck Kindle Edition Without giving away the story, I kept wondering what motivated Luciano to cooperate. And why he made no attempt to escape and simply disappear into the underworld to win his freedom, either in the United States or Sicily. The climax felt rushed and a key change of heart involving the success of the entire Reviews: Jan 22,  · Lucky Luciano. Written By: Lucky Luciano, byname of Charles Luciano, original name Salvatore Lucania, (born November 11, , Lercara Friddi, Sicily, Italy—died January 26, , Naples), the most powerful chief of American organized crime in the early s and a major influence even from prison in –45 and after deportation to Italy in About book: Luciano's Luck by Jack Higgins is very short, only two audio tape cassettes. It was a pleasant surprise. Since I had already read some reviews about the fiction in this historical fiction story, I did a little bit of research on this short chapter of history prior to listening to the cassettes. Jun 01,  · Luciano's Luck is a wonderfully written novel about the US government's desperate attempt to persuade the Mafia to assist them during World War II. Don Antonio Luca, the "Boss of All Bosses" of the Mafia in Sicily has the power to drive all Nazi forces out of Italy and Sicily, but he has an extreme dislike for Americans and is reluctant to help them in any way.4/5(4).