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Author Di Piazza, Giuseppe, author.

Uniform Title Quattro Canti Di Palermo. English
Title The four corners of palermo / Giuseppe Di Piazza. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. New York : Other Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (231 pages)
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Summary Palermo in the 1980s. Fourteen hours from any place in what one might call the civilized world, a city of great beauty but torn by the second great Mafia gang wars. A perfect place for a young crime reporter to get his start. As our crime reporter looks back on his own youth, he lyrically retells four tragic stories that marked him: a Mafioso who refused to become a professional killer; a model whom he loved and couldn't save; a father who succumbed to hatred and jealousy; and a daughter in search of her lost honor. In The Four Corners of Palermo, Giuseppe Di Piazza brilliantly evokes the smell of blood and gunpowder, the averted gazes of a city in lock-down, and the forced hilarity of young people growing up in a Mafia reign of terror who, surrounded by death on all sides, affirm their humanity in each other's arms and beds.
A young Italian reporter recounts the actions of the Sicilian Mafia in 1980 Palermo, as they take out anyone who gets in their way.
Subject Criminals -- Italy -- Fiction.
Mafia -- Italy -- Fiction.
Criminals. (OCoLC)fst00883516
Mafia. (OCoLC)fst01005389
Palermo (Italy) -- Fiction.
Italy. (OCoLC)fst01204565
Italy -- Palermo. (OCoLC)fst01204982
Genre Mystery Fiction.
Electronic books.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Added Author Shugaar, Antony, translator.
Other Form: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation): Di Piazza, Giuseppe. Four Corners of Palermo New York : Other Press, [2014] 9781590516652 (DLC) 2013050577 (OCoLC)869527142
ISBN 9781590516669 : $12.95
1590516664 : $12.95
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