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Pileggi, Nicholas

Works: 98 works in 556 publications in 21 languages and 11,681 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Gangster films  Case studies  Film adaptations  Crime films  Historical films  Political films  History  Cookbooks 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Editor, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Wiseguy : life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )
77 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,766 libraries worldwide
Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing it's brutality and fascination
Goodfellas by Martin Scorsese( visu )
76 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,347 libraries worldwide
Details the rise and fall of Henry Hill, a Brooklyn kid who grows up idolizing the "wise guys" from his neighborhood. He begins hanging around the mobsters and doing odd jobs until he gains the notice of local chieftain Paulie Cicero. In his teens, Hill distinguishes himself as a "stand-up guy" by choosing jail time over ratting on his accomplices. From that moment on, he is a part of the family. Along with his partner Tommy, he rises through the ranks to become Paulie's lieutenant. Soon he finds himself the target of both the feds and the mobsters
Casino by Martin Scorsese( visu )
120 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,156 libraries worldwide
As the opening credits say, the film is "adapted from a true story". The source material is Pileggi's nonfiction biography of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal, and most of the characters in the film are based on real people
Casino : love and honor in Las Vegas by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )
73 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 19 languages and held by 1,561 libraries worldwide
Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal ran Las Vegas with his partner for the Mob until a love triangle broke the Mafia's stranglehold on the casinos
City hall by Harold Becker( visu )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 532 libraries worldwide
The death of an innocent child helps uncover a scandal that links the mob directly to the Mayor's office
Best American crime writing ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Features the best crime journalism of the year, including Mark Singer's "The Chicken Warriors," a study of cockfighting, and David McClintock's article "Fatal Bondage," about a vicious serial killer
Blye, private eye by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
Rao's cookbook : over 100 years of Italian home cooking by Frank Pellegrino( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Wise guy by Nicholas Pileggi( Book )
23 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Presents a firsthand account of organized crime showing its brutality and fascination
Casino by Nicholas Pileggi( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
The true story of Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal and Anthony Spilotro, who both ran Las Vegas for the mob. Lefty's obsession with running the town, and Spilotro's obsession with Lefty's wife, caused the mob to lose its stranglehold over the casino gambling industry in Las Vegas
One tough cop : the Bo Dietl story by Bo Dietl( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
"This is the true story of the maverick cop who made the busts, the headlines, and the controversies. Now Bo Dietl tells what it's really like inside the raw and deadly world of a big-city-cop--and how one man became a legend from the station house to the streets"--Back cover
Wiseguy life in a Mafia family by Nicholas Pileggi( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Vegas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Las Vegas, 1960. As the county's new sheriff, maverick rancher Ralph Lamb takes his own brand of justice to the Las Vegas streets with his trustworthy brother, Deputy Jack Lamb. Against a city hall rife with corruption, the only official they can count on is Assistant D.A. Katherine O'Connell. On the other side of the law, Vincent Savino just took over the Savoy Casino at the behest of the Chicago mob. With the brilliant Mia Rizzo calculating the profits, the cash rolls in. But problems mount as Savino navigates cutthroat gang politics to survive and thrive. Two powerful forces face off in a deadly game to decide the future of Las Vegas, but only one will be left holding the cards. The tension mounts in the 21 episodes of the complete series chronicling the epic battle for Sin City's soul
Kings of South Beach by Tim Hunter( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
A nightclub owner Chris Troiano took Miami's South Beach by storm in the mid-1990's, transforming this quaint retirement community into a high-fashion, drug-fueled playground for the rich and famous. When Chris hires Andy Burnett, a mysterious drifer, as his bodyguard, Andy's street smarts quickly elevate him from right-hand man to best friend. Based on the shocking real-life story of legendary Miami nightlife kingpin Chris Paciello
Father hood ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Father hood : a small-time hood whose life is forever changed when he's reunited with the children he abandoned
Les affranchis by Martin Scorsese( visu )
22 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Jimmy, Henry et Tommy ont pas mal de points communs : ils portent de beaux costumes, gagnent beaucoup d'argent, aiment les femmes séduisantes... Ce sont des "affranchis" : ils ont le privilège d'appartenir à une des plus célèbres famille new-yorkaise, la Mafia. Mais ne vous fiez pas à leurs apparentes bonnes manières : il suffit d'une étincelle parfois pour déclencher leur colère
Goodfellas Les affranchis by Martin Scorsese( visu )
in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Uno de los nuestros by Martin Scorsese( visu )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Henry Hill, hijo de padre irlandés y madre siciliana, es testigo de la vida de poder, honor y respeto que llevan los gangsters que habitan en su barrio, en una zona de Brooklyn donde son mayoría los emigrantes, y que está bajo la protección del patriarca de la família Pauline, Paul Cicero
Quei bravi ragazzi ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Trent'anni di omicidi, contrabbando, spaccio di droga, rapine, carcere ma anche pranzi e feste, mogli, figli, amanti: a raccontarli è Henry Hill, gangster pentito e implacabile accusatore degli ex amici (Mereghetti)
Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Henry Hill knows where a lot of the bodies are buried and he turned Federal witness to save his own life
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Nicholas Pileggi scrittore e sceneggiatore statunitense
Nicholas Pileggi US-amerikanischer Journalist, Schriftsteller und Drehbuchautor
Никълъс Пилеги
Ніколас Піледжі
Пиледжи, Николас
نیکولاس پیلگی فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و نویسنده آمریکایی
ピレッジ, ニコラス
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