The Last Testament of Bill Bonanno: The Final Secrets of a Life in the Mafia (Paperback)
The Final Secrets of a Life in the Mafia
Harper Paperbacks, 9780061992025, 348pp.
Publication Date: September 6, 2011
An eye-opening look at life--and death--inside the Mafia, The Last Testament of Bill Bonanno is a stunning document written by the son of notorious crime boss Joe Bonanno. Published at the author's request after his death, The Last Testament of Bill Bonanno provides highly confidential secrets about the inner workings of La Cosa Nostra--offering a behind-closed-doors look at the secret Commission meetings of the '30s through '60s and clandestine details of the Mafia's most venerable rituals, techniques, and indoctrination ceremonies...plus pages of never-before-seen photos. Bonanno's Last Testament stands alongside Talese's Honor Thy Father, Pileggi's Wiseguys, Maas's The Valachi Papers and Underboss, The Good Rat by Jimmy Breslin, and T.J. English's Havana Nocturne as an essential work of contemporary crime history--a must-read for fans of The Sopranos and The Godfather.