SELWYN RAAB was an investigative reporter for The New York Times, covering organized crime and criminal justice matters for twenty-five years. He is also the author of Justice in the Back Room and Mob Lawyer. He lives in New York.
"Five Families is the finest Mafia history we're likely to see for a good long time." --The New York Times Book Review
"Riveting history." --People
"Raab . . . exudes the authority of a writer who has lived and breathed his subject." --The Boston Globe
"Raab sets a new gold standard for organized crime nonfiction with his outstanding history." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)