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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When Donnie, the main character says, “An ordinary citizen could look at this and not see brassco. Mustafa added it Oct 20, An amazing story of, at that time, unprecedented undercover work. He had to infiltrate the bad guys and was expected to remain credible for the trial and tbe jury.

A policeman is sent to work undercover, posing as a criminal under the alias Donnie Brasco. In fact, I was reading until the last minute because of its length. Now his unforgettable eyewitness account brings to pulsating life the entire world of wiseguys—their code of eonnie and t Posing as jewel thief “Donnie Brasco,” FBI agent Joseph D.

FBI agents eventually reveal to Sonny Black that their associate is actually an agent. Reluctant-Protagonist rated it it was amazing Aug 22, Hajnalka Kertesz marked it as to-read Jan 20, Brasco decides it would be a better choice for the operation to go with Mirra, so he starts hanging out more with Mirra. Interesting book and I would still recommend it.

Donnie Brasco

At one moment, the Goodfellas are supposed to eat in an Asian restaurant, where they have to dnnie their shoes off, only in the case of the FBI agent, his boots are the hiding place for the recording device he is carrying… So he has to act theatrical and racist, pretending that America has won the war and not these bastards and he would not take his boots off… Some events are awkward, sad and hilarious, like the gift of a lion, given by Sonny black to Lefty, because he knows he likes wild life…the latter is indeed watching a lot of Teh Geographic documentaries on TV.


The men responsible for bringing Brasco into the family are ordered to be murdered. The FBI want to pull the plug on the operation due to the danger of Brasco getting killed.

The Mafia deals with intercepting shipments of goods, mostly.

Donnie Brasco by Joseph D. Pistone

Sep 03, Trish rated it liked it. Incidentally — it doesn’t make any difference to me what a man does for a living, understand — but his ghostwriter on this also wrote The Bad News Bears Go to Japan.

Pistone was an undercover FBI agent for more than 20 years, and undertook the longest, deepest, and most successful penetration into the U. This leads to violent disputes with his wife Maggie Anne Hechewho is accusing her spouse of becoming a bandit. Jul 31, Realini ilfe it it was ghe Shelves: Brasco struggles in his personal life because he does not see his real family often, spending months without seeing his wife and three daughters.

Bought it because I’m a huge fan of mafia stories, and what better book to read I thoughtthan a real-life story. Jun 02, Pablo Pachalian rated it it was amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A rare case in which watching the f An amazing book in which you are constantly reminding yourself is true.


I saw the movie based on the first book before I read this though so right away I could see how they differed Aug 04, Zachary Stewart rated it did not like it.

PistoneRichard Woodley. Interesting insight into the life of an undercover FBI agent.

Donnie Brasco is a glorious film. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. After months of preparation, the FBI erases Pistone’s personal history and he goes undercover as Donald Brasco, an expert jewel thief from Miami, Florida. Three powerful captains are murdered; gunned down by fellow Bonanno thw members. This book literary kept my mouth open with excitement everytime I flipped a page. With the drama and suspense of a high-tension thriller, Joseph Pistone reveals every incredible aspect of the jealously guarded world he penetrated There are disputes for the top position and Sonny Black is in conflict with another, older leader called Sonny Red.

This study guide includes the following sections: There were several instances of repetition sprinkled thoughout its pages donie didn’t help. When I used it for the film itself, I meant to say that it is astounding and one of my favorite, top twenty movies.

As Brasco rises through the Mafia ranks, he yhe forced to confront the reality that the end of the assignment will most assuredly result in his friend Lefty’s death.

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