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The way of the wiseguy

the FBI"s most famous undercover agent cracks the mob mind

by Joseph D. Pistone

  • 180 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Running in Philadelphia, Pa, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organized crime,
  • Criminal psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes sound disc.

    StatementDonnie Brasco aka Joe Pistone
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6080 .P553 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24890991M
    ISBN 100762418397, 0762423846
    ISBN 109780762418398, 9780762423842
    LC Control Number2003109166
    OCLC/WorldCa57528263


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