Contract Killer by William Hoffman
The Explosive Story of the Mafia's Most Notorious Hitman Donald "Tony the Greek" Frankos

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A first person account, as told to Lake Headley, of a life at the centre of the underworld, in which Donald 'Tony the Greek' Frankos gives an account of 45 years spent as a freelance Mafia hitman, including descriptions of his spells in prison.
 

About William Hoffman

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William Hoffman (May 16, 1925-September 12, 2009) was an American writer who published 13 novels and four books of short stories. He lived in Charlotte Court House, Virginia. Hoffman was the recipient of the 1992 John Dos Passos Prize For Literature. In 1996 he was awarded the O. Henry Prize. In 1999 he received The Dashiell Hammett Award for the book Tidewater Blood.
 
Published January 1, 1992 by THUNDER'S MOUTH PRESS. 305 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Crime. Non-fiction

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Along his crooked way, he met a who's who of crime--colorfully profiled here--including Gotti, Gallo, Frank Costello, Harlem kingpin Nicky Barnes, crime boss Fat Tony Salerno (who, Frankos says, ordered not only the hit on Hoffa but an aborted one on Frank Sinatra), and legendary Irish mobster Jo...

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Donald Frankos, aka ``Tony the Greek,'' was a contract killer for the Mafia and at various times was also a pimp, drug dealer, burglar and loanshark. His story forms the basis of the most significant

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Donald Frankos, aka ``Tony the Greek,'' was a contract killer for the Mafia and at various times was also a pimp, drug dealer, burglar and loanshark.

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