Book Condition Very Good+
Publisher Faber and Faber Ltd 2000
057120404X / 9780571204045
Seller ID RWARE0000006316
"As far back as I can remember, I've always wanted to be a gangster." Henry Hill grew up in the midst of New York City's criminal underworld, fin ally achieving the coveted status of "wiseguy." But in 1980, he made the de cision to exchange his knowledge for a new identity. GoodFellas, Hill's own account of crude hierarchies, casual murders, and collaboration with the F eds (as a member of the Witness Protection Program) was adapted for the scr een by Martin Scorsese and Nicholas Pileggi--and is now seen as a contempor ary classic. The film drew rave reviews everywhere upon its theatrical rele ase in 1990, and was nominated for Oscars in both the Best Director and Bes t Adapted Screenplay categories. This book also offers an introduction by David Thompson, the noted film critic and co-editor of Scorsese on Scorsese.