The Big Heist

  • by Anthony M. DeStefano
  • Narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright
  • 8 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One of the biggest scores in Mafia history, the Lufthansa Airlines heist of 1978 has become the stuff of Mafia legend - and a decades-long investigation that continues to this day. Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Anthony DeStefano sheds new light on this legendary unsolved case using recent evidence from the 2015 trial of 80-year-old Mafia don Vincent Asaro, who for the first time speaks out on his role in the fateful Lufthansa heist. This blistering you-are-there account takes you behind the headlines and inside the ranks of America's infamous crime families - with never-before-told stories, late-breaking news, and bombshell revelations.
An invaluable addition to any crime library, this is the most complete, thorough, and up-to-date account of the Lufthansa heist currently available. Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony DeStefano draws from his years of experience reporting on the mob for New York Newsday - as well as his firsthand coverage of the Asaro indictment and attendance at the trial - to expose the all-too-human heart of organized crime in America. The Big Heist is thrilling, shocking, and impossible to pause.

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An update to Good Fellas

This looked at the legendary Lufthansa heist from a modern perspective from a recent trial...there are some new facts worth the listen
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- James Ciotti

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-27-2017
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.