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Saviano, Roberto 1979-

Overview
Works: 138 works in 465 publications in 11 languages and 5,837 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Crime films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Narrator, Interviewee, Creator, Scenarist, Editor
Classifications: HV6453.I83, 364.1060945
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Gomorrah by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A major bestseller in Italy, this is a heroic young man's impassioned account of the decline of Naples under the rule of the Camorra, an organized crime network with a large international reach and stakes in construction, high fashion, illicit drugs, and toxic-waste disposal. Known by insiders as "the System," the Camorra affects cities and villages along the Neapolitan coast, and is the deciding factor in why Campania, for instance, has the highest murder rate in all of Europe and why cancer levels there have skyrocketed in recent years. Author Saviano, who saw his first murder at age 14, worked under cover to investigate the Camorra's control of Chinese factories contracted to manufacture fashion goods, legally and illegally, for distribution around the world, and relates how the abusive handling of toxic waste is causing devastating pollution not only for Naples but also China and Somalia.--From publisher description
Gomorra by Matteo Garrone ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five disparate tales of Naples' mafia underworld, known as the Camorra, centered around a housing project controlled by the mob. As adapted from the best-selling exposé by undercover Italian reporter, Roberto Saviano, the film depicts a culture that is thoroughly corrupted by organized crime
Gomorra : viaggio nell'impero economico e nel sogno di dominio della camorra by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
33 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Italian and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slavery Inc. : the untold story of international sex trafficking by Lydia Cacho ( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illegal, inhuman, and impervious to recession, there is one trade that continues to thrive, just out of sight. The international sex trade criss-crosses the entire globe, a sinister network made up of criminal masterminds, local handlers, corrupt policemen, wilfully blind politicians, eager consumers, and countless hapless women and children. In this ground-breaking work of investigative reporting, the celebrated journalist Lydia Cacho follows the trail of the traffickers and their victims from Mexico to Turkey, Thailand to Iraq, Georgia to the UK, to expose the trade's hidden links with the tourist industry, internet pornography, drugs and arms smuggling, the selling of body organs, money laundering, and even terrorism. This is an underground economy in which a sex slave can be bought for the price of a gun, but Cacho's powerful first-person interviews with mafiosi, pimps, prostitutes, and those who managed to escape from captivity makes it impossible to ignore the terrible human cost of this lucrative exchange. Shocking and sobering, Slavery Inc, is an exceptional book, both for the colossal scope of its enquiry, and for the tenacious bravery with which Cacho pursues the truth
Gomorrah a personal journey into the violent international empire of Naples' organized crime system by Roberto Saviano ( )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A groundbreaking major bestseller in Italy, Gomorrah is Roberto Saviano?s gripping nonfiction account of the decline of Naples under the rule of the Camorra, an organized crime network with a large international reach and stakes in construction, high fashion, illicit drugs, and toxic-waste disposal
Gomorra : reis door het imperium van de camorra by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journalistiek verslag van de geheimen, macht en werkwijze van de Camorra, de Napolitaanse misdaadbendes
Zero zero zero by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
7 editions published in 2013 in Italian and Dutch and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Journalistieke reportage over de productie, handel en het gebruik van cocaïne
Gomorra by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the decline of Naples under the rule of the Camorra describes how the organized crime network gained control of the Neapolitan region in such areas as construction, high fashion, illegal drug trafficking, and toxic waste disposal
Vieni via con me by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La bellezza e l'inferno : scritti : 2004-2009 by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gomorra : dans l'empire de la camorra by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in French and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"'Ce ne sont pas les camorristes qui choisissent les affaires, mais les affaires qui choisissent les camorristes. La logique de l'entreprenariat criminel et la vision des parrains sont empreintes d'un ultralibéralisme radical. Les règles sont dictées et imposées par les affaires, par l'obligation de faire du profit et de vaincre la concurrence. Le reste ne compte pas. Le reste n'existe pas. Le pouvoir absolu de vie ou de mort, lancer un produit, conquérir des parts de marché, investir dans des secteurs de pointe : tout a un prix, finir en prison ou mourir. Détenir le pouvoir, dix ans, un an, une heure, peu importe la durée : mais vivre, commander pour de bon, voilà ce qui compte. Vaincre dans l'arène du marché et pouvoir fixer le soleil.' Gomorra explore Naples et la Campanie dominées par la criminalité organisée, sur fond de guerres entre clans rivaux et de trafics en tout genre : contrefaçon, armes, drogue et déchets toxiques. C'est ainsi que le Système, comme le désignent ses affiliés, accroît ses profits, conforte sa toute-puissance et se pose en avant-garde criminelle de l'économie mondialisée. Mais c'est aussi l'histoire intime de Roberto Saviano, qui est né sur ces terres et a choisi l'écriture pour mener son combat contre la camorra."
Gomorrha : Reise in das Reich der Camorra by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
21 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in German and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A major bestseller in Italy, this is a heroic young man's impassioned account of the decline of Naples under the rule of the Camorra, an organized crime network with a large international reach and stakes in construction, high fashion, illicit drugs, and toxic-waste disposal. Known by insiders as "the System," the Camorra affects cities and villages along the Neapolitan coast, and is the deciding factor in why Campania, for instance, has the highest murder rate in all of Europe and why cancer levels there have skyrocketed in recent years. Author Saviano, who saw his first murder at age 14, worked under cover to investigate the Camorra's control of Chinese factories contracted to manufacture fashion goods, legally and illegally, for distribution around the world, and relates how the abusive handling of toxic waste is causing devastating pollution not only for Naples but also China and Somalia--Publisher's description
Sei fuori posto : storie italiane by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
CeroCeroCero : ćomo la cocaína gobierna el mundo by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Escribir sobre la cocaína --en palabras de Roberto Saviano-- es como consumirla. Cada vez quieres más noticias, más información, y las que encuentras son suculentas, ya no puedes prescindir de ellas. Eres addicted. Aún cuando remiten a un esquema general que ya has comprendido, esas historias fascinan por sus detalles. Delante ves el listón de la adicción, que no hace más que subir, y ruegas para no entrar nunca en crisis de abstinencia. Por eso sigo recopilándolas hasta la náusea, más de lo que sería necesario, sin poder detenerme. Son fogonazos que estallan cegadores. Ensordecedores puñetazos en el estómago. Pero ¿por qué ese ruido sólo lo oigo yo? Cuanto más desciendo en los círculos blanqueados de la coca, más me percato de que la gente no sabe. Hay un río que corre bajo las grandes ciudades, un río que nace en Sudamérica, pasa por Africa y se ramifica hacia todas partes. Hombres y mujeres pasean por la Via del Corso y por los bulevares parisinos, se reúnen en Times Square y caminan con la cabeza gacha por las avenidas londinenses. ¿No oyen nada? ¿Cómo lo hacen para soportar todo ese ruido?"
La parola contro la camorra by Roberto Saviano ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Italian and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two speeches given by author Roberto Saviano about organized crime and how the media covers crime in Italy
Outsiders : six Italian stories by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A occhi aperti : le nuove voci della narrativa italiana raccontano la realtà ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in Italian and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La belleza y el infierno by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reveals the history and influence of the Camorra, a powerful mafia-like organization in Italy that uses influential business connections and underhanded methods to shape the country, its people, government, and economy
Het tegenovergestelde van dood by Roberto Saviano ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twee verhalen over de verwoestende invloed van oorlog en georganiseerde misdaad op jonge levens
Gomorrah by Matteo Garrone ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Italian and English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Ciro is a timid middleman, who distributes money to the families of imprisoned clan members. One day he is ambushed by two angry clan members with an obvious grudge against their fellows. He later offers to defect to their side and leads them to the location where he is given the money for distribution. Totò is a 13-year-old grocery delivery boy who observes some drug dealers ditching some drugs and a gun when running from the police. He returns the items to the gang, who take him in. When a gang member is killed in a drive-by, they decide to exact retribution on Maria, whose son has joined a secessionist gang. Roberto is a graduate who works in toxic waste management. His boss, Franco, illegally dumps the waste in disused mines. During an operation, a drum of toxic chemicals is accidentally spilt on a driver and Franco refuses to call an ambulance. Pasquale is a haute couture tailor who takes a night-job training Chinese garment workers. His secret work is discovered nonetheless, and on a ride home two gunmen on a scooter open fire on the car. Marco and Ciro are two cocky wannabe gangsters who spy Camorra gangsters hiding a stash of weapons and decide to steal the weapons. The angry gangsters find them and threaten to kill them if they don't return the weapons within a day. Later, they are ambushed and killed
 
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Alternative Names
Sāfiyānū, Rūbīrtū 1979-
סביאנו, רוברטו 1979-
روبيرتو سافيانو، 1979-
サヴィアーノ, R.
サヴィアーノ, ロベルト
Languages
Italian (110)
English (60)
Spanish (36)
German (22)
French (9)
Dutch (7)
Russian (3)
Catalan (3)
Swedish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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