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Omerta By Mario Puzo

Omerta
by Mario Puzo

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Omerta, the Sicilian code of silence, has been the cornerstone of the Mafia's sense of honour for centuries. But this time silence spreads like a contagion: the silence of rival gangs, the silence of crooked bankers, even the silence of the courts.
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Omerta by Mario Puzo

Omerta, the Sicilian code of silence, has been the cornerstone of the Mafia's sense of honour for centuries. Born in the Sicilian hills, omerta carried the Mafia through a hundred years of change, but now at the century's end it is becoming a relic from a bygone age. Honour may be silent - but money talks. New York - a mob boss is assassinated. His nephew Astorre Viola and the head of the city's FBI both launch investigations into the murder. But this time silence spreads like a contagion: the silence of rival gangs, the silence of crooked bankers, even the silence of the courts. The world of the Mafia is riven with greed, and Viola knows that now is the time to claim his destiny...

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Omerta Reviews


"Hugely effective fiction ... [Puzo] keeps his pack with readers to unfailingly deliver the goods" * Literary Review *
"Here is all the classic material of Mafia mythology ... spins a spell all its own" * The Times *
"Puzo's genius was to create a world so thick with personality and acknowledged rules of behaviour, along with its crime and violence, that reading his books becomes a seriously guilty pleasure" * New York Post *

About Mario Puzo


Mario Puzo was born in New York. He is the author of the bestselling novel The Godfather and many other acclaimed novels. Puzo also wrote many screenplays, including those for the three Godfather movies, for which he won two academy awards. He died at his home in Long Island, New York, at the age of seventy-eight.

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GOR001185548
Omerta by Mario Puzo
Mario Puzo
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2009-07-02
432
0099533251
9780099533252
N/A
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