- Publisher: Crown Publishers (1952)
- ASIN: B000JJODNW
- Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars See all reviews (23 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,078,134 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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|Paperback, January 1, 1952||
Unknown Binding, Import
I could not put this book down once I started reading it.
And yet, the guy has a sense of humor, which makes it all readable, along with adventures and exploits, one after another, and a cast of colorful characters.
This book is a great book for all the lovers of Sergio Leones masterpiece "Once Upon a time in america".
I first read this book as a teenager. At that time I found it to be compelling reading. I have searched for this book in used book stores over the years, and was delighted to find... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Uriel
I tore through this book, which is saying something, since I've been unable to finish many books, lately. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Oryx
A little slow to start, but once you get yourself back to the 1920's..... Wow. Very good insight as to how our present society was shaped from the days of prohibition. Mr. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Hamburger King of 9Th Street
Usually when you have seen a film then read the book, the book is much better, but I don't feel that's true in this case. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Elaine Coploen
Once Upon a Time in America is an amazing movie, and once I found out that this was the book it was based on I had to read it; it did not disappoint. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Sandra J. Mendelson
This is the book that was the basis for Sergio Leone's 'Once Upon a Time in America'. As a novel it's passable but nothing special. Read morePublished 16 months ago by R. Bowman
As a Mob/ Gangster historian, i love this book, novelized quite well from the author's own petsonal history. When mob life was somewhat romantic...Published 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
It's amazing what a masterpiece (Once upon a time in America movie) was done from such an ordinary book.
It is really not worth reading.
This true story is the basis of the movie Once upon a Time in America, the influence for the anime series Gungrave, and the inspiration for many other books,movies, and TV shows. Read morePublished on March 3, 2012 by AcleraTactical