New Book Examines Relation between ‘The Money the Mob and Wall Street’

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Harry Brooks artistically blends fiction, reality to inform people of problems in Wall Street

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The Mob’s influence in Wall Street prompted author Harry Brooks to write another timely and interesting story under his belt. His latest publication, “The Money the Mob and Wall Street” (published by Xlibris) is the story of Wade Simon, a standout basketball player from UNLV, who, after graduating from college, goes to work on Wall Street and eventually becomes the CEO of a Wall Street brokerage firm. There he is introduced to the world of fast-talking scam artists and white-collar criminals.

The story takes readers into the canyons of lower Manhattan and the backroom financial chop shops, where they will meet members of organized crime and their associates. They will witness firsthand how the mob owns or controls brokerage firms on Wall Street through front men.

During the course of the tale, they will meet Angelo Santino—an old-world Mafia don, who, after retiring from a life of street crime, became attracted to the easy money of Wall Street—and his partner, Albert Kline—a Wall Street executive whose only goal in life was to make money, without regard for the people he had to cheat to accomplish that.

As he takes a serious subject, discussing Wall Street and the secret dealings that make its operation stable, Brooks lets readers see the direct relationship between “The Money the Mob and Wall Street.” He brings them and gets them acquainted with a place only select people get to actually see.

“The Money the Mob and Wall Street”
By Harry Brooks
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 354 pages | ISBN 9781503538870
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 354 pages | ISBN 9781503538887
E-Book | 354 pages | ISBN 9781503538894
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Harry Brooks was born and raised in Philadelphia. He always had a penchant for writing, and during his business career in the transportation industry, he was a frequent contributor to trade journals. After retiring from his business in 1989, he began writing novels. Since then, he has written three published novels, an unproduced screenplay and three short stories. He presently writes for two local monthly publications. Brooks and his wife live in suburban Philadelphia.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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