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5 edition of Donnie Brasco found in the catalog.

Donnie Brasco

my undercover life in the Mafia

by Joseph D. Pistone

  • 78 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Pistone, Joseph D.,
    • United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation -- Officials and employees -- Biography.,
    • Mafia -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Joseph D. Pistone with Richard Woodley.
      ContributionsWoodley, Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7911.P468 A3 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination373 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2394344M
      ISBN 100453005578
      LC Control Number87023962

      True story of FBI agent who infiltrates the mob as Donnie Brasco. He befriends underling Lefty who vouches for him and the two form a deep friendship. Donnie gradually loses himself in 88%. The book Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia is perfect example how these tho things, personal experience and historical information, can be put together. It is good source of "how it really was". Great to anyone who want to know not /5().

        Pistone told his story in the book Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia-a New York Times bestseller and later a feature film starring Johnny Depp and Al Pacino. But because of pending trials at the time of publication, many /5. All 45 songs from the Donnie Brasco () movie soundtrack, with scene descriptions. Listen to and download the music, ost, score, list of songs and trailers.

      DONNIE BRASCO by Paul Attanasio Based on the book, "Donnie Brasco," by Joseph D. Pistone with Richard Woodley REVISED DRAFT J File Size: KB. Donnie Brasco. Donnie Michael Madsen Sonny Bruno Kirby Nicky James Russo Paulie Anne Heche Maggie Zeljko Ivanek Tim Curley Gerry Becker Dean Blandford FBI Robert Miano Sonny Red Screenplay by Paul Attanasio Book by Joseph D. Pistone and Richard Woodley Directed by Mike Newell Genre suspense, drama Rating R Showtime Advisories Adult Content.


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"Donnie Brasco" is the true story of Agent Joseph Pistone's six years undercover in the Mafia. Agent Pistone slowly and methodically gains the respect and trust of several high ranking wise guys in the Bonanno family and quickly finds himself up for membership in the Bonanno family.

In the s, FBI Agent Joe Pistone goes undercover and infiltrates the mob in New York City. Using the name Donnie Brasco, he befriends mafioso Benjamin 'Lefty' Ruggiero.

As time goes by, Pistone begins to identify and care for his mafia friends, especially Lefty. Pistone is married and has children, but he is away for weeks or months at a. Posing as a jewel thief Donnie Brasco, FBI agent Joseph D. Pistone worked undercover for six years to infiltrate the flamboyant and deadly community of Mafia wise guys, captains, and bosses.

Now his eyewitness account brings to pulsing life the code of honor, loyalties, treacheries, and dirty dealings of unforgettable characters.

Directed by Mike Newell. With Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, Michael Madsen, Bruno Kirby. An FBI undercover agent infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one/10(K). Joseph D. Pistone was an FBI agent for seventeen years before retiring from active duty in He is the New York Times bestselling author of Donnie Brasco: My Undercover Life in the Mafia, Donnie Brasco: Deep Cover, and Donnie Brasco: Mobbed Academy Award-nominated movie Donnie Brasco and the television series Falcone are based /5(38).

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