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!Download Book ☲ Capo ♈ THE FIRST DONSicily,After successfully smuggling a severed human ear past the police, Silvio Randazzo completes his dangerous first rite of passage from peasant boy to Mafia soldier The ear is a chilling ransom demand from Antonino Greco, Italy s most famous and feared Mafioso But it is not until Silvio makes his first vendetta killing that he truly makes his bones as a worthy member of the society that values honor above all and rewards betrayal with deathNew Orleans,By exterminating the rivals of Angelo Priola, the most powerful gangster in America s most decadent city, the newly arrived Silvio makes his mark in the fledgling underworld of his new homeland As the forces of the law close in on the notorious Greco, and dangerous new players vie for Priola s territory, the cunning, ruthless, and ever ambitious Silvio watches the path made clear for his ascension to the throne of Capo boss of bosses Based on fact, here is a stunning novel of the criminal empire that brought the mob to America, and the man who oversaw its bloody birth Worked through this thinking it would keep getting better It didn t. Copy courtesy of NetGalleyAwesome book the story hooked me and slowly reeled me in from the start Maybe it s because the Mafia is interesting to me definitely great writing and wonderfully developed characters that I enjoyed this and gobble read it, but I look forward tofrom this author Fascinating Although this is a novel, much of it is fact based and aligns with historical events I loved the way this was written, parallel stories with characters having a foot in each story, leaving the reader eager to find out what would happen Nicely done Really good Mafia epic, charting the rise of the Mafia from it s Scilly origins at the end of the 18th century Excellent depiction of New Orleans during this period also What makes this piece of fiction all theintersting is the fact that it s based on a true story great couple of pages at the end detailing the true account.As good as some of the work done by Mario Puzo Well recommended 4.5 stars. Pulls you inGreat character development and terrific description of Sicily You can feel the heat as well as smell the almonds and olives, couldn t put it down If you like Puzo, and I do like his books, you will enjoy this historical novel based on some archived journals from the Pinkerton Detective Agency found in the British Archives I found the novel very entertaining and the early development of the Mafia as orginating in New Orleans for the USA makes a lot of sense When I was last in New Orleans I did locate some of the plaques that celebrated some of the early Italians.Good book I read it a few years back I bought it thinking it would be great, but it turned out otherwise, at least for me. A very good story about the raise of the mafia in New Orleans Follows two men from Sicily who have to leave there and then there raise through the ranks in America Along the way he has weaved true accounts into this story that for me made it an enjoyable read Though I had read about them separately it was a nice piece of writing putting the stories together When you get to the end of the book the author gives you the actual true accounts and you will see that other than for some names, and a A very good story about the raise of the mafia in New Orleans Follows two men from Sicily who have to leave there and then there raise through the ranks in America Along the way he has weaved true accounts into this story that for me made it an enjoyable read Though I had read about them separately it was a nice piece of writing putting the stories together When you get to the end of the book the author gives you the actual true accounts and you will see that other than for some names, and a few other parts to make the story all of the events really happened The problem is because they took place in New Orleans they are not talked about Overall for me I thought this to be a very good book and worth the time to read I got this book from Netgalley.com I gave it 5 stars Follow us at www.1rad readerreviews.com Cannot remember plot, characters or what happened but recall it was one of the best crime books I ever read