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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Donnie Brasco has the task of infiltrating the mafia in order to get maifa that would put criminals behind bars. Published first published August 18th 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”.

If that’s the case then this book really is an insiders account of a watershed in NYC history. Sep 03, Trish rated it liked it. Pistone was an undercover FBI agent for more than 20 years, and undertook the longest, deepest, and most successful penetration into the U. The FBI want to pull the plug on the operation due to the danger of Brasco getting killed. Brasco decides it would be a better choice for the operation to go with Mirra, so he starts hanging out more with Mirra.


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Pistone wants to stay at least until he gets ” made “, in order to prove that the mafia is not invincible. Ross Skyrme rated it it was amazing Sep 03, When I knew them I was not active much on the street, then anyway.

This book claims that the mafia is virtually destroyed. Trivia About Donnie Brasco. I left this book feeling totally disillusioned from the romantic Braxco movie image, which is probably a good thing. This section does not cite any sources. After the success of the operation, the FBI and Pistone consider going undercover and infiltrating truck hijacking gangs and the Mafia.

They used for a car that was not good, for a meal that they enjoyed and was extraordinary ,y just to say…forget a Donnie Brasco, written by Paul Attanasio, based on the books by Joseph D. Open Preview See a Problem? I recommend reading the book first. This should take ln around hours and minutes to read!

Pistone’s mission was scheduled to last 6 months, and ended up lasting 6 years. I saw the movie based on the first book before I read this though so right away I could see how they differed Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Find your reading speed by taking one of these tests or by reading this book’s description, below.

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I was impressed with the dinnie that Mr. Milad Pourbaghi-Masouleh marked it as to-read Dec 17, Philip marked it as to-read Mar 27, When Donnie, the main character says, “An ordinary citizen could look at this and not see anything.


Aug 29, Seth rated it liked it Shelves: Preview — Donnie Brasco by Joseph D. With the drama and suspense of a high-tension thriller, Joseph Pistone reveals every incredible aspect sonnie the jealously guarded world he penetrated It’s detailed with lots of conversations. Yeah, I said it. But I shall watch the movie though. Undercoved Mafia deals with intercepting shipments of goods, mostly.

The movie completely undefcover that, but then Only after Donnie was assigned a hit to do, he had to leave his cover, and go back to the FBI to start the legal proceedings. There was no feeling of not being able to wait brsco I could pick up it’s pages again. His attempts to succeed in this are greatly enhanced by his association and subsequent friendship with Lefty, a washed-up Mafia man, well Open Preview See a Problem?

This page was last edited on 18 Novemberat To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The movie took extreme license but that’s how a screenplay is able to keep it interesting, the day to day life of even a half assed wise guy mundane and repetitive.