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The Way of the Wiseguy - by Joe Pistone (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 224

Genre: True Crime

Sub-Genre: Organized Crime

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Running Press Adult

Age Range: Adult

Author: Joe Pistone

Language: English

TCIN: 77271384
UPC: 9780762423842
Item Number (DPCI): 247-53-9364

Description

Now in paperback, here's the first nonfiction work from Joe Pistone since his New York Times #1 bestseller and hit movie, Donnie Brasco. Perhaps no man alive knows the lifestyle of wiseguys better than Pistone does, having spent six years infiltrating the Mafia as an undercover FBI agent. Now, years later, Pistone reassesses the underworld. Often poignant, and in startling detail, THE WAY OF THE WISEGUY gives readers a first-hand look at the psychology and customs of the wiseguy.The book features 34 chapters that reveal key principles of wiseguy life, including "How Wiseguys Carry Out a Hit," "How Wiseguys Get Straightened Out," and "A Typical Day in the Life of a Wiseguy." Pistone's spellbinding stories provide a first-hand look at this lawless realm of badguys, which is often uncannily relevant to the workings of legitimate big business and everyday social discourse.
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