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Almost a Wise Guy

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Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8394982M
    ISBN 101403310483
    ISBN 109781403310484
    OCLC/WorldCa51245533

    Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill&#;the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who grew up to live the highs and lows of the mafia gangster’s life&#;has been hailed as “the best book ever written on organized crime” (Cosmopolitan).


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