Individual Author Record
Name: Gus G. RussoPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: 1950 in Baltimore, Maryland
-- Gus G. Russo on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=gus+g.+russo
Illinois ConnectionRusso has written books about the Chicago Outfit and mob lawyer Sidney Korshak - both Illinois' subjects of interest.
Biographical and Professional InformationGus Russo is an investigative reporter, author of non-fiction books, and writer and/or producer of many national and international documentaries for major networks. Three of his books have been optioned for films. His book about the Chicago Mob, ''The Outfit'', was a Pulitzer nominee. Please Note: Since Mr. Russo has not lived in Illinois, the only books of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki are ''The Outfit'' and ''Supermob'' as they are his only books written about an Illinois subject of interest. You can go to [http://www.amazon.com/Gus-Russo/e/B001JP85GQ/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1366815318&sr=1-2-ent his Amazon page] to find his other books.
- The Outfit: The Role of Chicago's Underworld in the Shaping of Modern America, Bloomsbury USA, 2002
- Supermob: How Sidney Korshak and His Criminal Associates Became America's Hidden Power Brokers , Bloomsbury USA, 2007