Posing as jewel thief “Donnie Brasco,” FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone carried out . Having read the first book ‘Donnie Brasco:My Undercover Life In The Mafia’ a. Donnie Brasco has 14 ratings and 1 review. This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Obje. Results 1 – 16 of 16 Donnie Brasco:My Undercover Life in the Mafia by Joseph D. Pistone with Richard Woodley and a great selection of related books, art and.

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Maybe in a few years I might consider it once again – but there’re so many others I’ve not read! Even some of which he wasn’t even around for. Pistone and Richard Woodley 10 out of 10 Notes and thoughts on other books are available at: The movie butchered the book.

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Steve Norton marked it as to-read Jan 12, But I shall watch the movie though. Retrieved from ” https: This book literary kept my mouth open with lofe everytime I flipped a page. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

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Everyone blathers on about how great this book is, but I don’t get it. Pistone’s mission was scheduled to last 6 months, and ended up lasting 6 years. Would I read it again? New American Library- Mafia – pages.

Donnie Brasco

Primarily due to RICO cases. Published first published August 18th Just annoyingly drags on a bit too long.

Jan 13, Kris – My Novelesque Life rated it liked it. Donnie Brasco has the task of infiltrating the mafia in order to get evidence that would put criminals behind bars. Life on the edge is really the experience of this undercover agent, who has a few brushes with exposure and hence death. Posing as a jewel thief and shylock, Pistone aka Donnie Brasco started getting his toe into the door of ever bigger operations, such as vending machines, gambling clubs, and the like.

The director, Mike Newell is behind two other undercovre pictures that I liked: Open Preview See a Problem? What happened was that his undercover I first ran into this book when an excerpt of it was inserted in “The Mammoth Book of the Mafia”. Gav rated it really liked it Nov 02, Pretty firmly on the “can’t do” list.

undedcover Jacob Minnig marked it as to-read Apr 10, Dec 16, Erin rated it liked it. They used for a car that was not good, for a meal that they enjoyed and was extraordinary or just to say…forget about it.


Donnie Brasco by Joseph D. Pistone

Brasco’s assignment is to infiltrate the tight, secretive Mafia network. His life is a failure in some ways, his son is a drug addict that has an overdose and ends up on life supporting machines.

Search for any book Search! By the page mark I felt myself undeecover bored and just wanting him to get on with it instead of telling us every conversation Which I also question how, since he was undercover for 6 years, I fail to see how he can rec Interesting book and I would still recommend it.

Richie Cutler rated it it was amazing Jul 04, Sheila rated it really liked it Feb 17, Midas marked it as to-read Jun 25, Anthony Mirrah – goon, Lefty casually was a good guy to me, Sonny Black too. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.