Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 1 Reprint edition (May 25, 2010)
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Bestselling writer Sandra Harmon makes use of inside of entry to the Mob, legislation enforcement, and jailed Mafioso Gregory Scarpa, Jr, to inform “a demanding, jagged true-crime mystery necessary of leading Hammett, Chandler, or Puzo” (Publishers Weekly). The Scarpas have been a Mafia dynasty led by way of Greg Scarpa Sr., a guy so hooked on killing that he was once nicknamed “The Grim Reaper.” His son, Gregory Jr., used to be slowly drawn into his darkish global. What in basic terms father and son knew used to be that for thirty years, beginning within the Sixties, Scarpa Sr. used to be an informant for the FBI. yet confronted with arrest within the past due Nineteen Eighties, Greg dropped the dime on his personal son. Gregory Jr., used to be imprisoned along terrorist Ramzi Yousef. He provided to exchange info on Yousef with the govt in alternate for leniency, delivering targeted intelligence on what may ultimately lead to the September eleven assaults. His warnings have been overlooked, and he used to be sentenced to 40 years to lifestyles in legal, the place he continues to be. a narrative that received nationwide notoriety, this can be an unforgettable story of violence, wealth, and intercourse.