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Wise Guy: Life in a Mafia Family

By: Nicholas Pileggi

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1990

Seller ID: 000222

ISBN: 0671723227

Condition: Good


"At the age of twelve my ambition was to become a gangster. To be a wiseguy. Being a wiseguy was better than being President of the United States. To be a wiseguy was to own the world." -- Henry Hill "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-... View more info

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Wiseguy

By: Nicholas Pileggi

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Pocket Books: 2010

Seller ID: 002599

ISBN: 1439184216

Condition: Very Good


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 gangster's life--has been hailed as "the best book ever written on organized crime" ("Cosmopolitan"). This is the true-crime bestseller that was the basis for Martin Scorsese's film masterpiece "GoodFellas, "which brought to life the vi... View more info