La Belleza y el Infierno = The Beauty and Hell

By Roberto Saviano; Juan Vivanco (Translator)
(Debate, Paperback, 9780307882196, 237pp.)

Publication Date: November 2, 2010

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Roberto Saviano is back confronting the injustices of organized crime in Italy. In his writings, articles and books he employs prose and news-reporting style to narrate the story of the Camorra (a powerful Neapolitan mafialike organization), exposing its territory and business connections.

Since 2006, Saviano has been threatened by several Neapolitan “godfathers.” Because of his courageous stance, he is considered a “national hero” by author-philosopher Umberto Eco.

About the Author
Roberto Savianowas born in Naples in 1979. He is the author of"Gomorrah: A Personal Journey into the Violent International Empire of Naples s Organized Crime System"and has lived under police protection since its publication in 2006. His writing has appeared in"The Washington Post", "The New York Times", "Der Spiegel", "Die Zeit", and"The Times"(London).

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