A boy is born and his father doesnt want him to get involved with the wrong poeple. He does and he becomes a mob boss and it is an epic story of a man's life as a crime boss.... Paradise City
Ballantine, Sept 2004, 24.95, 336 pp.
At fifteen, Giancarlo Lo Manto attended his father's funeral, knowing that the men who killed him acted on the orders of the head of the Camorra, the Neapolitan version of the Mafia. A few years after his father's death, his mother moved the family back to Naples where Lo Manto became one of the best police officers in Italy. He waged a one man war against the Camorra, making a dent in their... Sleepers
Lorenzo Carcaterra looks back into his childhood in hell's kitchen and the experience that forever changed him and his three friends. After stealing a hotdog cart and pushing it down the stairway of a subway station, the boys recieve a considerable sentence in prison. There the boys suffer sexual abuse at the hands of the corrections officers. Years later the boys murder one officer and force the other officer tell the story of the sexual abuse he inflic... Street Boys
Ballantine, Sep 2002, 25.95, 336 pp.
In 1943 Italy, three GIs are sent to Naples to investigate the disappearance of two fellow Americans working with the resistance who failed to show up when the allies pulled out of the area. Corporal Steve Connors is separated from his two companions, but meets up with an underground army of two hundred orphans, whom are the only local occupants of the eerily deserted bombed out Naples.