Wiseguy

By Nicholas Pileggi


Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who grew up to live the highs and lows of the mafia gangster’s life—has been hailed as “the best book ever written on organized crime” (Cosmopolitan).This is the…


Published date: January 1, 1985
Type: Books
Genre: Mystery and crime, Nonfiction

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If I recall correctly, the place had a mob connection that is explained in the great book Wiseguy, which was the basis for "Goodfellas."