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A fairly quick read since it is a short book of just 152 pages Told in the first person, there is a good deal of humor and interesting insight into the character of Carlito Brigante.The film Carlito s Way is mostly adapted from Torres follow up novel After Hours, but the film uses first person narration in the same vein as this first book. It s hip Like that Even has a glossary Mr.Wesley Scott, the government prosecutor What a pain in the ass An anglo with a last name for a first name is automatically a prick. #FREE PDF ⚢ Carlito's Way: Rise to Power ⚞ In this classic New York street novel, Carlito Brigante, Puerto Rican hustler and drug dealer, recounts with intoxicating bravado and humor his journey through Spanish Harlem s no exit world of gangs, drugs, pimping, and the Mob Carlito s Way, and its sequel After Hours, were adapted for film by Brian de Palma, with Al Pacino as Carlito Edwin Torres is a Criminal Court judge in New York City Two of the best street novels ever written Amounts to a fictional Puerto Rican version of Goodfellas, the criminal autobiography of uptown dope dealer Carlito Brigante. Gritty and poetic and fresh The NYC dialogue and locales are the real deal, and the story, dense with author Torres insights about lawyer criminal client relationships, is fascinating Lots of crazy ghetto color and characters Perfectly paints a portrait of Spanish Harlem in the 1970s. One of the best crime dramas I ve ever read Edwin Torres masterfully lays out an authentic depiction of the gritty underworld of 1970s New York City The characters are alive and full of vitality The book was and is a source of inspiration for me as an author I loved it This is just a cool ass book I m a huge fan of the movie,but the book is ten times better Being someone who grew up in New York in the seventies,I was pleasantly surprised by many of the nuances Edwin Torres was able to capture He does a great job of illustrating a raw ,exciting,dangerous time in New York s history Not to mention that Carlito Brigante himself, is one of the most likable characters you ll ever meet Reading this book is like listening to an old Puerto Rican hustler tell you This is just a cool ass book I m a huge fan of the movie,but the book is ten times better Being someone who grew up in New York in the seventies,I was pleasantly surprised by many of the nuances Edwin Torres was able to capture He does a great job of illustrating a raw ,exciting,dangerous time in New York s history Not to mention that Carlito Brigante himself, is one of the most likable characters you ll ever meet Reading this book is like listening to an old Puerto Rican hustler tell you war stories about the old days ,out on the stoop of your building Mira Read that shit Papa Apparently, the movie isn t even based on this book primarily It s based on the sequel I think this is source material for the horrible direct to video prequel Anyway, watched the movie again tonight, for the first time in almost ten years Fucking unreal, the movie is so good and holds up better than any I can remember, way better andartfully crafted than I remember, so suspenseful even if you know what s coming Tonight, three adults in a room, trying to hide the fact that we were cry Apparently, the movie isn t even based on this book primarily It s based on the sequel I think this is source material for the horrible direct to video prequel Anyway, watched the movie again tonight, for the first time in almost ten years Fucking unreal, the movie is so good and holds up better than any I can remember, way better andartfully crafted than I remember, so suspenseful even if you know what s coming Tonight, three adults in a room, trying to hide the fact that we were crying at the end Best De Palma movie I watched all the extras, and now I m kinda hell bent on reading it now Goddamn A couple of years ago, I like a lot of people watched the straight to video film Carlito s Way Rise to power and thought What a POS But then one day I was fortunate enough to find the source novel and discover that in fact, it is this novel which serves the general plot of that low budget film It s a pretty good little story, not exactly a novel at under 150 pages Stephen King would have designated it a novella But a good fast paced story all the same With quick edge of your seat ac A couple of years ago, I like a lot of people watched the straight to video film Carlito s Way Rise to power and thought What a POS But then one day I was fortunate enough to find the source novel and discover that in fact, it is this novel which serves the general plot of that low budget film It s a pretty good little story, not exactly a novel at under 150 pages Stephen King would have designated it a novella But a good fast paced story all the same With quick edge of your seat action and great personal writing, Edwin Torres wrote a magnificent piece of pulp and while the b movie has it s valor it can t do justice to this under rated book Torres who is by no means a street punk himself He is a New York State Superior Court Judge, felt the need to out do his performance in this novel with the epic sequel After Hours aka Carlito s Way starring Al Pacino really kinda failed to create a superior story there See review Believe it or not The Al Pacino movie, Carlito s Way is based on this book and it s sequel After Hours I really loved this book It s entirely written in the street patois of a Puerto Rican hoodlum in New York There s a humorous poetry to it She had curves on her like a guitar A few years later she waslike a Cello Still, it was might good strummin while it lasted Interestingly, this book was written by a New York appellate judge I would have loved to have clerked for him.