The Butcher by Philip Carlo

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The New York Times bestselling author of Gaspipe and The Ice Man, Phillip Carlo returns with a hair-raising portrait of arguably the most depraved psychopath in the history of the Mafia, mob enforcer Tommy “Karate” Pitera. The Butcher tells the riveting true story of a hit man who loved his work too much—a maniac believed responsible for more than sixty remarkably brutal murders—whom even organized crime’s most cold-blooded assassins feared. Another riveting journey into the darkest corners of the underworld, Carlo’s The Butcher is destined to be a true crime classic alongside Wiseguys by Nicholas Pileggi and Underboss by Peter Maas.

 

About Philip Carlo

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PHILIP CARLO is the author of the bestselling books The Ice Man, Gaspipe, and The Butcher. He lives in New York City.
 
Published September 16, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 488 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Crime. Non-fiction

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