Gus G. Russo
Pen Name: None
Born: 1950 in Baltimore, Maryland
Russo has written books about the Chicago Outfit and mob lawyer Sidney Korshak - both Illinois' subjects of interest.
Biographical and Professional Information
Gus Russo is an investigative reporter, author of non-fiction books, and writer and/or producer of many national and international documentaries for major networks. Three of his books have been optioned for films. His book about the Chicago Mob, The Outfit, was a Pulitzer nominee.
Please Note: Since Mr. Russo has not lived in Illinois, the only books of his listed in the Illinois Authors Wiki are The Outfit and Supermob as they are his only books written about an Illinois subject of interest. You can go to his Amazon page to find his other books.
- The Outfit: The Role of Chicago's Underworld in the Shaping of Modern America, Bloomsbury USA, 2002
- Supermob: How Sidney Korshak and His Criminal Associates Became America's Hidden Power Brokers , Bloomsbury USA, 2007
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 2003-04-02
Supermob: How Sidney Korshak and His Criminal Associates Became America's Hidden Power Brokers
Release Date: 2007-09-04
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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