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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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.
I want to go back and read his first book which is more about his undercover stories even though a lot of the details were classified back then. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Daniel Lovborn is currently reading it Jul 09, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
Books by Joe Pistone. Joe Pistone and the stories from his time undercover are fascinating. Andrew Armstrong is currently reading it Apr 23, Liv Poe marked it as to-read Oct 14, Pistone puts the operation into historical perspective, detailing the timeline of Mafia trials that crippled the New York City crime businese over the past 25 years.
Matt Griffin rated it really liked it Oct 14, Pistone told his story in the book Donnie Brasco: Finnur Jonasson added it May 23, Jason rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Preview — Donnie Brasco by Joe Pistone. It was through his efforts and testimony that many high ranking members of the Mafia turned and informed on each other.
Jon marked it as to-read Mar 30, Conall McGuiggan rated it really liked it Jan 15, They also infiltrated almost every aspect of New York business. Johan Ferreira rated it really liked it Dec 10, Eric Soares marked buisness as to-read Apr 11, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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Piers Hardy rated it did not like it Aug 20, It is almost inconceivable how one could live under this stress for this period of time. Mar 11, Susie rated it really liked it. He also had a wife and three young girls to be concerned about and only got to see them periodically over those six years.
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Be the first to discover new talent! Darla marked it as to-read Nov 05, But because of pending trials at the time of publication, many details of the alleged crimes were held back. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Donnke email businews.
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. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He also recounts his experiences after the operation, his time on the Hollywood set with Pacino and Depp, and other undercover operations through present-day.
Please provide an email address. A shame, given the subject matter. AJ Virga rated it liked it Dec 22, Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. To ask other readers questions about Donnie Brascoplease sign up.
A tough and refreshingly unsentimental overview of what is essentially the end of the American Mafia. Gennady Pati added it Sep 26, No trivia or quizzes yet. The going will be a bit rough at first for those unfamiliar vonnie Donnie Brasco ; readers may find themselves lost in details was that the Lucchese or Bonanno family? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Is that Sonny Red or Sonny Black?