The Ice Man

The Ice Man

Confessions of A Mafia Contract Killer

Book - 2007
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Richard 'The Iceman' Kuklinski led a double life beyond anything ever seen on The Sopranos, becoming one of the most notorious professional assassins in American history. Kuklinski was Sammy, the Bull Gravano's partner in the killing of Paul Castellano. John Gotti hired him to kill the neighbour who accidentally ran over his child.
Publisher: Sydney : 2007
ISBN: 9780732284961
0732284961
Branch Call Number: B 364.1523 KUKL
Characteristics: 476 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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gzmavian
Dec 31, 2015

This was a captivating book, written as a chronicle. It's not for everybody, but if you have an interest in organized crime and how it's members live, you cannot put the book down.

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SAPL454
Dec 02, 2013

A true tale of the devil in disguise!Too bad he wasn't incarcerated earlier!

q22 Dec 31, 2011

This book made me think about how different life is for other people especially people who kill other people . It made me think how easily it may have been very different for me or anyone, with a few changes to the environment of the early years. And finally, it made me alot more careful around the people you see everyday - in cars, stores and on the street. For some of them, I'm very careful not to do anything that might piss them off.

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shakey
May 28, 2011

I think he killed my cat!!!!

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StephanieT
Sep 02, 2009

Philip Carlo's writing reads like fiction, which is great in this biography of mafia contract killer, Richard Kuklinski. While the level of everyday detail leads the reader to wonder how much of it is actual fact and how much of it is embellished for the reader's experience-- can you really remember every dish that was served for Christmas in 1971 -- it is nevertheless an intriguing voyage into the mafia world. A violent read with a shocking afterword. One of Carlo's best.

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21288004246712
Oct 09, 2008

he killed 400 people including Hoffa?

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