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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Frank Calabrese, Jr.  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

-- Frank Calabrese Jr. on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Calabrese lived in Chicago for 39 years before moving to Arizona.

Biographical and Professional Information

Frank is the son of the most violent mobster in Chicago who made the unprecedented decision to work with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office to incriminate his own father and to help bring down the last great American crime syndicate—the one-hundred-year-old Chicago Outfit.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Operation family secrets :
ISBN: 9780307717733. OCLC Number: 642842987

Broadway Books,. .

While in prison with his father, Frank Calabrese Sr., on racketeering charges, Frank Jr, a former member of the Chicago crime syndicate known as the Outfit, offered to help the FBI keep his father in prison for life by testifying against him. Now in the federal witness protection program and living in an undisclosed location, Frank Jr. gives an insider's view of the Outfit and how he helped expose its crimes.