Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family

4,14 valoración promedio
( 10.338 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780671447342: Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family

"Wiseguy" is Nicholas Pileggi's remarkable bestseller, the most intimate account ever printed of life inside the deadly high-stakes world of what some people call the Mafia. "Wiseguy" is Henry Hill's story, in fascinating, brutal detail, the never-before-revealed day-to-day life of a working mobster - his violence, his wild spending sprees, his wife, his mistresses, his code of honor.

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

About the Author:

Nicholas Pileggi is the bestselling author of WiseguyCasino, and Blye: Private Eye. He lives in New York.

Nicholas Pileggi is the bestselling author of WiseguyCasino, and Blye: Private Eye. He lives in New York.

From Publishers Weekly:

This is a riveting account of organized crime as a way of life. The "wiseguy" (mob parlance for a street-level hoodlum) is Henry Hill, 30-year veteran of a Brooklyn strong-arm branch of the Luchese crime family, who turned against and helped convict his former associates five years ago and entered the Federal Witness Protection Program. Pileggi, a crime reporter for New York writing here with Hill's cooperation, does a superb job of re-creating the gangster's career, from his early days as an errand boy (at 12) to racketeer Paulie Vario in Brooklyn's BrownsvilleEast New York section, to his pivotal roles in a Boston College point-shaving scandal and the $6-million Lufthansa heist at Kennedy Airport in 1978. Hill's story becomes an extraordinary vantage on a demimonde that lives a high, violent, score-to-score life in which car theft, hijacking-to-order, credit-card scams, cigarette smuggling, and other hustles and schemes are as workaday as 9-to-5 at the office. Literary Guild featured alternate. Foreign rights: Sterling Lord. January 30
Copyright 1985 Reed Business Information, Inc.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Nicholas Pileggi
Editorial: Simon & Schuster (1985)
ISBN 10: 0671447343 ISBN 13: 9780671447342
Nuevos Tapa dura Primera edición Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Simon & Schuster, 1985. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0671447343

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 51,50
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Nicholas Pileggi
Editorial: Simon & Schuster (1985)
ISBN 10: 0671447343 ISBN 13: 9780671447342
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 1
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Simon & Schuster, 1985. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0671447343

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 71,55
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,39
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Pileggi, Nicholas
Editorial: Simon & Schuster (1985)
ISBN 10: 0671447343 ISBN 13: 9780671447342
Nuevos Tapa dura Cantidad: 2
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Simon & Schuster, 1985. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110671447343

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 109,55
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,69
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío