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Sifakis, Carl

Overview
Works: 35 works in 155 publications in 7 languages and 13,972 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Biography‡vDictionaries  Dictionaries  History  Biography  Comic books, strips, etc  Anecdotes  Humor 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HV6789, 364.10603
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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 )

35 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 2,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 400 alphabetical entries provide information on the people, places and events associated with the Mafia
Encyclopedia of assassinations by Carl Sifakis( Book )

22 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents of over 350 assassinations and assassination attempts from preRoman times to the present
The encyclopedia of American crime by Carl Sifakis( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,142 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
The dictionary of historic nicknames : a treasury of more than 7,500 famous and infamous nicknames from world history by Carl Sifakis( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of American crime by Carl Sifakis( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approximately 1500 entries include biographies of criminals, detectives, lawyers, and judges, as well as descriptions of various types of crimes, explanations of con games, histories of law enforcement agencies, definitions of underworld and police slang, and stories of famous crimes, trials, and hoaxes
The encyclopedia of American prisons by Carl Sifakis( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 857 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 )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 598 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 )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 455 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)
Crimes and the rich and famous by Carl Sifakis( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines more than 150 notorious crimes, including the murders of Lee Harvey Oswald and JonBenet Ramsey
Mobspeak : the dictionary of crime terms by Carl Sifakis( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 303 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
The dictionary of crime terms by Carl Sifakis( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 173 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 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 135 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 hoaxes by Carl Sifakis( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America's most vicious criminals by Carl Sifakis( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big book of little criminals by George Hagenauer( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 104 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
Strange crimes and criminals by Carl Sifakis( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The encyclopedia of American crime by Carl Sifakis( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Сифакис, Карл

シファキス, カール

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Encyclopedia of assassinationsThe encyclopedia of American crimeThe encyclopedia of American prisonsAmerican eccentricsHoaxes and scams : a compendium of deceptions, ruses, and swindlesCrimes and the rich and famousMobspeak : the dictionary of crime termsThe dictionary of crime terms