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Author: Nicholas Pileggi; Martin Scorsese
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Henry Hill; Henry Hill
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Pileggi; Martin Scorsese
ISBN: 9781451642216 1451642210
OCLC Number: 709673387
Notes: Includes index.
"25th anniversary edition of the book that inspired (the movie) Goodfellas"--Cover.
Description: viii, 286 p. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: Wiseguy
Responsibility: Nicholas Pileggi ; [introduction by Martin Scorsese].

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Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination.

Pileggi's vivid, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill was the basis for the motion picture GoodFellas, which brought to life the violence, the excess, the families, the wives and girlfriends, the drugs, the payoffs, the paybacks, the jail time, and the Feds. Read it and experience the secret life inside the mob-- from one who's lived it.

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