Gus G. Russo

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General Information

Name: Gus G. Russo

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1950 in Baltimore, Maryland


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Email: N/A


Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

  • 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

The Outfit

ISBN: 1582342792
Release Date: 2003-04-02

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Supermob: How Sidney Korshak and His Criminal Associates Became America's Hidden Power Brokers

ISBN: 1596912111
Release Date: 2007-09-04

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Gus G. Russo on WorldCat

Gus G. Russo on Amazon

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