Donnie Brasco: Unfinished Business. Shocking Declassified Details from the FBI’s Greatest Undercover Operation and a Bloody Timeline of. by Joe Pistone. Donnie Brasco: Unfinished Business. Shocking Declassified Details from the FBI’s Greatest Undercover Operation and a Bloody Timeline of the Fall of the Mafia. The man who went undercover as Donnie Brasco acts as tour guide to the downfall of the New York Mafia: a long-coming event he was.
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DONNIE BRASCO: UNFINISHED BUSINESS by Joseph D. Pistone | Kirkus Reviews
It is almost inconceivable how one could live under this stress for this period of time. Gennady Pati added it Sep 26, But because of pending trials at the time of publication, many details of businesss alleged crimes were held back.
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The stories of the murders is almost unbelievable and the fact that they had been getting away with it for years. Shane rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Mar 11, Susie rated it really unfihished it. Pistone is an impressive guy, able to keep consistent cool in an incredibly high-stakes assignment, highly intelligent and adaptable to the environment around him, umfinished able to tell his donnnie with humor and wit.
Please provide an email address. Alexander Hinkley added it Dec 21, Lists with This Book. More importantly though is the story of how Joe Pistone was able to infiltrate a such closed organization for six years, and almost became a made man. The going will be a bit rough at first for those unfamiliar with Donnie Brasco ; readers may find themselves lost in details was that the Lucchese or Bonanno family?
They also infiltrated almost every aspect of New York business. Return to Book Page.
David Hulse rated it really liked it Oct 04, Pistone puts the operation into historical perspective, detailing the timeline of Mafia trials that crippled the New York City crime family over the past 25 years.
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Matt Griffin rated it really liked it Oct 14, It was through his efforts and testimony that many high ranking members of the Mafia turned and informed on each other. But Pistone proves to be a smart and pugnacious writer, unafraid to repeat himself where necessary, and none too worried about offending targets of ridicule; the latter category includes clueless FBI supervisors, a Mafia composed of bumbling and sadistic sociopaths and the Godfather -loving clueless who romanticize them.
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Preview — Donnie Brasco by Joe Pistone. A tough and refreshingly unsentimental overview of what is essentially the end of the American Mafia.
A shame, given the subject matter. Andrew Armstrong is currently reading it Apr 23, Trivia About Donnie Brasco: Unfinished Business is the final chapter in the story of a real American hero.