Language: English . Brand New. Richard The Ice Man Kuklinski led a double life beyond anything ever seen on The Sopranos, becoming one of the most notorious professional assassins in American history while hosting neighborhood barbecues in suburban New Jersey. Now, after 240 hours of face-to-face interviews with Kuklinski and his wife and daughters, author Philip Carlo tells his extraordinary story.Kuklinski was Sammy The Bull Gravano s partner in the killing of Paul Castellano at Spark s Steakhouse. John Gotti hired him to kill the neighbor who accidentally ran over his child. For an additional price, he would make victims suffer; he conducted this sadistic business with cold-hearted intensity, never disappointing his customers. By his own estimate, he killed over two hundred men, taking enormous pride in his variety and ferocity of technique.Kuklinski s story, once known, captivated the public and became the subject of three HBO documentaries about which the New York Times raved Few viewers are ever likely to forget this thoroughly chilling portrait. As for possible movie competition, it would work on the level of The Silence of the Lambs. N° de réf. du libraire
Top Mafia hit man. Doting father. For 30 years, Richard 'the Ice Man' Kuklinski led a double life beyond anything ever seen on The Sopranos, becoming one of the most notorious professional assassins in American history while hosting neighbourhood barbecues in suburban New Jersey.
Kuklinski was Sammy 'the Bull' Gravano's partner in the killing of Paul Castellano, John Gotti hired him to kill his neighbour and he was also intimately involved in the killing of Jimmy Hoffa. He conducted this sadistic business with cold-hearted intensity, never disappointing his customers. For an additional price, he would make his victims suffer. By his own estimate, he killed over 200 men, taking enormous pride in his cunning and the ferocity of his technique.
The Ice Man is a blood-chilling insight into the mind of one of the world's most prolific contract killers.
"A dramatic biography . . . uncovers Kuklinski's trail of blood in terrifying graphic detail" ( News of the World)
"With brutal honesty, Carlo writes from the heart" (Robert De Niro on Philip Carlo's work)
Titre : The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract...
Éditeur : Tantor Media, Inc
Date d'édition : 2006
Reliure : CD-Audio
Etat du livre : New
Edition : Library ed.
Description du livre Tantor Audio, 2006. Audio CD. État : Very Good. Very Good Audio CD Box Set; all discs are free of marks; box and cover art are sharp and bright. N° de réf. du libraire A-277-jhgkkhgjhgjjggjjhh