Milwaukee's Sicilian underworld is something few people speak about in polite company, and even fewer people speak about with any authority. And yet everyone in Milwaukee has a friend of a friend who kws a guy', but the secret society of the Milwaukee Mafia has done an excellent job of keeping its murders, members and mishaps out of the books. Until w. From Vito Guardalabene's arrival from Italy in the early 1900s, until the days that the Mob controlled the unions, Milwaukee was a city of murder and mayhem. Schmitt tells this vivid tale, bringing light to a hidden past.'
Gavin Schmitt has been interviewed on radio, newspaper and the Internet for his expertise on organized crime. He has researched Wisconsin's darker history for decades and has been published in a variety of magazines including Informer and HorrorHound . Mr. Schmitt lives in Neenah, Wisconsin.