Based on a true story, describes how a Sicilian landowner who opposed Mussolini fled to America after being implicated in a horrific murder and navigated a turf war in the Lower East Side of Manhattan between Irish and Italian gangs.Gabriel parked the Ford on Twelfth Avenue facing south and left the keys under the dashboard panel, as Mastrangelo had advised him to do. He said that in the heat of escape you might lose them, so it was better to leave them there. The first ... Circles of light from the few electric streetlamps barely illuminated the area, leaving vast dark pools all around. ... They would use the forward one for their escape.
|Publisher||:||Simon and Schuster - 2015-03-10|