Peter Maas 2001 Deaths

Peter Maas

Age: 72

writer of gritty nonfiction crime stories that often chronicled the lives of Mafia figures. He collaborated with Mob turncoat Joseph Valachi in The Valachi Papers (1969), whistle-blower Marie Ragghianti for Marie (1983), and Sammy “The Bull” Gravano for Underboss (1997).

Died: Manhattan, Aug. 23, 2001

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