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Publisher Description

Posing as jewel thief "Donnie Brasco," FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone carried out the most audacious sting operation ever, working undercover for six years to infiltrate the flamboyant community of mafia soldiers, "connected guys," captains, and godfathers.
Now his unforgettable eyewitness account brings to pulsating life the entire world of wiseguys—their code of honor and their treachery, their wives, girlfriends and whores, their lavish spending and dirty dealings.

With the drama and suspense of a high-tension thriller, Joseph Pistone reveals every incredible aspect of the jealously guarded world he penetrated...and draws a chilling picture of what the mafia is, does, and means in America today.

GENRE
Nonfiction
RELEASED
1997
February 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
432
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
2.3
MB

Customer Reviews

jonwillette ,

Outstanding

Lost the book on vacation and bought another one, it was that good.
Hard to put down.
Jon

CHRISinLA#44 ,

Better than the movie!!

Great first hand account of an honest look in to the American Mob. Fastest I've ever read a book. If you read this Mr. Pistone, thank you!

MrsEPresley24 ,

Great movie, book so-so

I still feel bad for the guys he ratted on, especially Sonny & Lefty. The movie is actually my favorite movie but I still don't know how he was able to be friends with these people & gain their trust knowing in the end he was going to screw them over & get them killed.