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Sifakis, Carl

Overview
Works: 39 works in 189 publications in 5 languages and 14,051 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Dictionaries  Biography‡vDictionaries  Biography  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Comics (Graphic works)  Graphic novels  Anecdotes  Humor 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Carl Sifakis
 
Most widely held works by Carl Sifakis
The mafia encyclopedia by Carl Sifakis( Book )

38 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 4,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 500 alphabetical entries provide information on the people, places and events associated with the Mafia
The encyclopedia of American crime by Carl Sifakis( Book )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 2,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers more than 2,000 entries on over one hundred years of American crime and criminals, including Billy the Kid, O.J. Simpson, the Oklahoma City bombing, the Tylenol murders, and the James brothers
Encyclopedia of assassinations by Carl Sifakis( Book )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents of over 350 assassinations and assassination attempts from preRoman times to the present
The dictionary of historic nicknames : a treasury of more than 7,500 famous and infamous nicknames from world history by Carl Sifakis( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains nicknames of more than 7,500 famous and infamous historical figures and contemporary celebrities
The encyclopedia of American prisons by Carl Sifakis( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From historical issues and institutions to current controversies, this encyclopedia presents entries describing terms, important individuals, legal cases, scandals, historical events, and other items related to the American penal system. Freelance writer Sifakis is clearly sympathetic to leftist criticisms of the American penal system, both in terms of its current incarnation and past injustices. Subjects covered in the approximately 300 entries include prisoners such as Mumia Abu Jamal and labor activist Tom Mooney, famous riots and fires, prison programs, prominent reformers and wardens, and prisoner support organizations
American eccentrics by Carl Sifakis( Book )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 140 biographies of American individualists
Encyclopedia of gambling by Carl Sifakis( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides the first complete A-Z coverage of gambling, including its history, language, forms, and personalities
Hoaxes and scams : a compendium of deceptions, ruses, and swindles by Carl Sifakis( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exhaustive collection of the world's most devilish money-making schemes and elaborate practical jokes, from the age-old shell game to cash machine swindles of today, including notorious imposters (Count Alessandro di Cagliostro), master swindlers (Charles Ponzi and "Yellow Kid" Weil), brilliant forgers (Louis Marcy) and renowned spiritualist fakers (Daniel D. Home and the Fox sisters)
Mobspeak : the dictionary of crime terms by Carl Sifakis( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Dictionary of Crime Terms is the definitive guide to the language of the criminal world, explaining the words and phrases that crooks and felons use to describe themselves, their associates, their victims, and crimes. Some of the terms are in general use by the public, while others are exclusive to specific criminal settings and perpetrators."--Jacket
Crimes and the rich and famous by Carl Sifakis( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines more than 150 notorious crimes, including the murders of Lee Harvey Oswald and JonBenet Ramsey
The encyclopedia of American crime by Carl Sifakis( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comprehensive and objective reference to America's criminal past, he offers 2,000 A-to-Z entries covering significant crimes, criminals, and law enforcement figures and techniques. Entries are chosen based on their symbolic or historical relevance and consist of biographies, definitions, and detailed accounts of criminal activities
The dictionary of crime terms by Carl Sifakis( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines the words and phrases that crooks and felons use to describe themselves, their associates, their victims, and their crimes
Official guide to UFO sightings by Carl Sifakis( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frauds, deceptions, and swindles by Carl Sifakis( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big book of hoaxes by Carl Sifakis( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic book about hoaxes, frauds, and scams throughout history
Three men on third : and other wacky events from the world of sports by Carl Sifakis( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three MEn on Third is a hilarious colleciton of the most unelievable moments in sports history. You'll meet superstitious athletes, umpires who never b ack down, winers, losers and a few cheaters who managed to come in first
The big book of little criminals by George Hagenauer( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides comics on the following topics: Small-Time hoods, hustlers, forgers, fakers, and funny money, disorganized crime, little women, and heists
America's most vicious criminals by Carl Sifakis( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strange crimes and criminals by Carl Sifakis( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginners' guide to antique watches by Carl Sifakis( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists important American and European watchmakers and surveys the history, decoration, mechanics, and current market value of watches since the 1600's
 
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The mafia encyclopedia
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The encyclopedia of American crimeEncyclopedia of assassinationsThe encyclopedia of American prisonsAmerican eccentricsHoaxes and scams : a compendium of deceptions, ruses, and swindlesMobspeak : the dictionary of crime termsCrimes and the rich and famousThe dictionary of crime terms
Alternative Names
Сифакис, Карл

シファキス, カール

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