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ी Reading ← Wiseguy: The 25th Anniversary Edition quotes ॢ Kindle By Nicholas Pileggi ঔ ी Reading ← Wiseguy: The 25th Anniversary Edition quotes ॢ Kindle By Nicholas Pileggi ঔ 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 30Copyright 1985 Reed Business Information, Inc.Growing up in Brooklyn in the 1950s Henry Hill aspired to be a gangsterto be a wise guy This book chronicles Hill s criminal successes beginning with his being a gofer for neighborhood mobster to his part in the 1978 6 million Lufthansa Airlines robbery Smuggling, hijacking, union racketeering, credit card fraud, robbery, bribery, drug dealing, prison, marriage, and assorted girlfriends take up most of Hill s time and this story The author may have faithfully portrayed his subject but neither Hill nor any of his activities provokes much interest The result is a plodding, episodic account which would have made a better magazine article than book Hill s career ends with his becoming the ultimate wise guy as an informer under the Federal Witness Program Jerry Maioli, Western Library Network, Olympia, Wash.Copyright 1986 Reed Business Information, Inc. 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    • Wiseguy: The 25th Anniversary Edition
    • 4.1
    • 372
    • Hardcover
    • 306 pages
    • Nicholas Pileggi
    • English
    • 01 July 2016

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