Underboss: Sammy The Bull Gravano's Story Of Life In The Mafia

Paperback | February 15, 1999

byPeter Maas

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Sammy the Bull Gravano is the highest-ranking member of the Mafia in America ever to defeat. In telling Gravano's story, Peter Maas brings us as never before into the innermost sanctums of the Cosa Nostra as if we were there ourselves--a secret underworld of power, lust, greed, betrayal, and deception, with the specter of violent death always waiting in the wings.

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He swore to take all Mafia secrets to the grave. But Sammy the Bull Gravano broke a blood oath when his eyewitness testimony sent the Mob's most famous don, John Gotti, to prison for the rest of his life. Brazen, bold and proud, Gravano tells all in Underboss: Sammy the Bull Gravano's Story of Life in the Mafia. This unique insider's v...

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Sammy the Bull Gravano is the highest-ranking member of the Mafia in America ever to defeat. In telling Gravano's story, Peter Maas brings us as never before into the innermost sanctums of the Cosa Nostra as if we were there ourselves--a secret underworld of power, lust, greed, betrayal, and deception, with the specter of violent death...

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In March of 1992, the highest-ranking member of the Mafia in America ever to defect broke his blood oath of silence and testified against his boss, John Gotti. He is Salvatore (Sammy the Bull) Gravano, second-in-command of the Gambino organized-crime family, the most powerful in the nation. Today, Gotti is serving life in prison withou...

Peter Maas's is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller Underboss. His other notable bestsellers include The Valachi Papers, Serpico, Manhunt, and In a Child's Name. He lives in New York City.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.84 inPublished:February 15, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060930969

ISBN - 13:9780060930967

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from mafia rules this book was the greatest book i have ever read i couldnt belive it when i first read it sammy the bull is a good man. this book was soo good i read it 7 times. it made me want to become part of the mafia.
Date published: 2000-02-27

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From Our Editors

He swore to take all Mafia secrets to the grave. But Sammy the Bull Gravano broke a blood oath when his eyewitness testimony sent the Mob's most famous don, John Gotti, to prison for the rest of his life. Brazen, bold and proud, Gravano tells all in Underboss: Sammy the Bull Gravano's Story of Life in the Mafia. This unique insider's view of today's Mafia - a secret community of killers and thieves where there is no honour, no shame, no safety and above all, no loyalty - will thrill readers.

Editorial Reviews

"A riveting job of detailing real Mafia life...It's quick, exciting reading and Maas deserves full marks for generally keeping the sharks of the mob from looking like dolphins. There's no chrome in the jalopy of Gravano's life." (Detroit Press)