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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (288 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Philip Carlo Narrator: Dick Hill Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The New York Times bestselling author of Gaspipe and The Ice Man, Phillip Carlo returns with a hair-raising portrait of arguably the most depraved psychopath in the history of the Mafia, mob enforcer Tommy “Karate” Pitera.

The Butcher tells the riveting true story of a hit man who loved his work too much, a maniac believed responsible for more than sixty remarkably brutal murders—a man feared even by organized crime’s most cold-blooded assassins. Another riveting journey into the darkest corners of the underworld, Carlo’s The Butcher is destined to be a true-crime classic alongside Wiseguys by Nicholas Pileggi and Underboss by Peter Maas.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Danielle | 12/28/2013

    " Book about a mafia hitman. Very good. Very detailed and got into the mind of the hitman and how he became who he was. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Walt Murray | 12/21/2013

    " This just might be the most poorly written book I have ever read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Micky Lee | 12/5/2013

    " Very good read. Pitera was a mad killer "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jetaun Wilson | 11/12/2013

    " I am very interested in the mob and the minds of a killer and this book is awesome I am almost finish...The hings people do in this world. "

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About the Author

Philip Carlo (1949–2010) was the bestselling author of Gaspipe, The Butcher, and The Night Stalker, which chronicles the brutal career of serial killer Richard Ramirez. Carlo grew up in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, amidst the world’s highest concentration of Mafia members. When he was sixteen, he was shot in the head in a gang war, and while recuperating, he read voraciously, discovering the magic of books for the first time. His intimate knowledge of Mafia culture—their walk and their talk—helped him become a successful crime writer. He died in 2010 from ALS.