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The way of the wiseguy : true stories from the FBI's most famous undercover agent

Author: Joseph D Pistone
Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Accompanying CD contains FBI surveillance audio from the Donnie Brasco operation.

A former FBI undercover agent who successfully infiltrated New York's Mafia for six years offers his insight into the psychology and culture of Mafia "wiseguys, " refuting the myths of popular culture.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph D Pistone; Joseph D Pistone
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph D Pistone
ISBN: 0762418397 9780762418398
OCLC Number: 54517434
Description: 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Wiseguys are not nice guys --
Wiseguys mean business --
Why wiseguys will kill you --
Wiseguys and money --
Gambling and loan-sharking --
Wiseguys and women --
Wiseguy table manners --
How to embarrass a wiseguy --
Wiseguys don't like to wait --
Why wiseguys never lose fights --
Wiseguys don't make reservations --
Wiseguys won't be ignored --
Wiseguys don't hide who they are ... --
The boss --
How wiseguys get straightened out --
How wiseguys get respect --
How wiseguys take over a business --
How wiseguys carry out a hit --
A typical day in the life of a wiseguy --
Wiseguy nicknames --
What wiseguys say and what they mean --
Wiseguys work scames 24/7 --
A few things wiseguys don't do --
Why you can't bullshit a wiseguy --
Why wiseguys love Donnie Brasco --
Wiseguys all over the world --
Wiseguys are patriotic --
Wiseguys are cheap --
Wiseguys aren't great shots --
Wiseguys love their food --
How wiseguys go to the mattresses --
Wiseguys have not friends --
Old wiseguys, new wiseguys --
The way of the wiseguy.
Other Titles: Way of the wise guy
Responsibility: Donnie Brasco (aka Joseph D. Pistone).

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