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Donnie Brasco by Joseph D. Pistone

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Posing as jewel thief "Donnie Brasco," FBI agent Pistone carried out the most audacious sting operation ever, working undercover for six years to infiltrate the flamboyant community of mafia soldiers, "connected guys," captains, and godfathers. Now his unforgettable eyewitness account brings to pulsating life the entire world of wiseguys - their code of honor and their treachery, their wives, girlfriends and whores, their lavish spending and dirty dealings. With the drama and suspense of a high-tension thriller, Pistone reveals every incredible aspect of the jealously guarded world he penetrated... and draws a chilling picture of what the mafia is, does, and means in America today.