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Overview

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Author

Nicholas Pileggi

Year Published

1985

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Biography

Perspective and Narrator

Wiseguy is narrated, in some cases, in the third person by author and crime reporter, Nicholas Pileggi. At other times, the narrative voice shifts to the first person, and readers hear from New York mobster Henry Hill, his wife Karen Hill, and occasionally acquaintances and law enforcement personnel.

Tense

Wiseguy is written in the past tense.

About the Title

Wiseguy is the term New York mobster Henry Hill and his criminal associates use to refer to each other.

Summary

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