Prizzi's Glory

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Penguin Group USA, Mar 1, 1990 - Fiction - 368 pages
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The Prizzis are back! Don Corrado, Maerose, and Charlie Partanna are franchising their old lines of work--gambling, narcotics, extortion, murder, pornography, loan-sharking, prostitution--in order to acquire what money can always buy--respectability. "America's favorite gangland royalty!"--San Francisco Chronicle.

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Prizzi's glory

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Good news! The Prizzis are back! Don Corrado still runs the family. Maerose is married at last, after a 19-year courtship, and she runs husband Charley, the family's enforcer/CEO. The Prizzis are ... Read full review

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This was an enjoyable read, it was witty and cleverly written about Don Corrado Prizzi, head of the richest and most powerful Mafia family in America who wants to be known as respectable. This means ... Read full review

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Richard Thomas Condon was born in New York City on March 18, 1915. He served in the United States Merchant Navy. He worked in advertising and was a publicist for several film companies, including Twentieth Century Fox and Walt Disney Productions. At the age of 42, he published his first novel, The Oldest Confession, in 1958. His second novel, The Manchurian Candidate, gained him international attention and was adapted as a film starring Frank Sinatra in 1962. His novels, A Talent for Loving, Winter Kill and Prizzi's Honor, were also adapted for films. His other works include An Infinity of Mirrors, The Vertical Smile, The Star Spangled Crunch, Prizzi's Family, Prizzi's Glory, and The Final Addiction. He died on April 9, 1996.

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