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2 edition of The Good Rat found in the catalog.

The Good Rat

The Good Rat

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatE-book
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24286382M
ISBN 109780061575952, 9780061802034, 9780061575983

“[The Good Rat] is Jimmy Breslin at his best.” — New York Times “A great look at the ugly and anything-but-glamorous truth of organized crime. This is Breslin at his Runyonesque best.” — Rocky Mountain News “The Good Rat tells us about the corkscrew workings of the criminal mind where Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment left off.”.   In The Good Rat, Breslin brings together the most recent, most memorable, and the long forgotten stories to create a sharp eyed portrait of the mob as it lived and breathed; as it sounded and survived. A Blackstone Audio production/5(5).

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"The Good Rat" is an entertaining and fast reading story of the New York Mafia. GR mainly revolves around one Burton Kaplan, a connected guy from Bensonhurst. That is an honorable Brooklyn neighborhood/5(81). "The Good Rat" is an entertaining and fast reading story of the New York Mafia.

GR mainly revolves around one Burton Kaplan, a connected guy from Bensonhurst. That is an honorable Brooklyn neighborhood. Facing hard time, Kaplan rats out two of the most heinous bad guys we may ever read about. They would be Louis Eppolito and Steven Caracappa /5(75). The Good Rat came out inthe work of a man on the cusp of 80, and despite a wonderfully skewed sense of language, it comes off for most of its length as the mishmash ramblings of an old man.

A short book, perhaps half of it is taken up with verbatim court transcriptions, leaving not that much of Breslin's own writing/5. The Good Rat is not an apologia for old killers now departed. Its main narrative is devoted to the story of Louis Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa, two New York police detectives who were fingered as mob assassins a few years ago by Burton Kaplan, a drug dealer and friend of the Luchese crime family who dropped a dime on the cops in exchange for /5(17).

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“The Good Rat,” a book that combines personal anecdotes about the Mafia with the story of two really dirty Brooklyn cops, reminds. This book is not about rats.

I learned a few things about them (they can collapse their bodies and can squeeze through any hole as big as their heads; they can take cats in a fight), but this book was mostly about the author's life and interviews of all sorts of terminally dull people intimately or slightly connected to rats/5.

In his inimitable New York voice, Pulitzer Prize winner Jimmy Breslin gives us a look through the keyhole at the people and places that define the Mafia—characters like John Gotti, Sammy "the Bull" Gravano, Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso (named for his weapon of choice), and Jimmy "the Clam" Eppolito—interwoven with the remarkable true-crime saga of the good /5(30).

The Good Rat scrutinizes this with deeper focus than any of Breslin’s previous work as we watch him try out various angles of response Author: Ron Rosenbaum.

The Good Rat: A True Story. Review The Good Rat: A True Story. by Jimmy Breslin. Long before “The Sopranos,” Casino and He becomes a rat. THE GOOD RAT is a classic mob book. It is a fascinating and compelling read made even better by one of America’s greatest. The Good Rat - The Good Rat audiobook, by Jimmy Breslin Jimmy Breslin can sniff out a story like he can sniff out a rat.

Here, he tells a lifetime of anecdotes in his inimitable New York voice, giving us a view through the keyhole of the people and places that define the Mafia—characters like Sammy the Bull, the original snitch, and Gaspipe Casso, named 3/5. King Rat is a novel by James Clavell and the author's literary debut.

Set during World War II, the novel describes the struggle for survival of American, Australian, British, Dutch, and New Zealander prisoners of war in a Japanese camp in Singapore. Clavell was a prisoner in the notorious Changi Prison camp, where the novel is set.

One of the three major characters, Author: James Clavell. Here's Eppolito in court, as Jimmy Breslin describes him in "The Good Rat: A True Story" (Ecco, $, pages): "He has the shoulders of a goat.

Once he stopped bodybuilding, his front slid. Remy the Rat: the "little chef" from Disney's movie Ratatouille ; Templeton: from the book and movie Charlotte's Web; Rizzo the rat: of Muppet fame; Nicodemus: the wise rat from the book and movie Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH; Nigel Ratburn: the teacher from the children's TV show Arthur; Professor Ratigan: the evil rat from the movie The Great Mouse DetectiveAuthor: Lianne Mcleod, DVM.

THE GOOD RAT is a classic mob book. It is a fascinating and compelling read made even better by one of America's greatest writers working his craft at the top of his game. Breslin does not just write sentences he chisels them as if working in by: 1. John Spartan: This is a rat burger.

Burger Vendor: (nods) John Spartan: Not bad. The real-world Mafia of The Good Rat is full of men who'll do anything to get what they want, but are too arrogant and stupid to do it well.

Burt Kaplan, the "rat" of the title, is smarter than most, if not by much. But like those few of his associates who survived long enough to be arrested, Burt eventually faces the inevitable: either give up the goods to the police, or spend the rest of his Author: Zack Handlen.

Theo’s Tale of the Good Rat is the first book in the Tales of Little Overhill series. Inspired by the popular Theo animation series, The Good Rat retells The Parable of the Good Samaritan, with winsome storytelling and full-color illustrations that will.

Theo's Tale of the Good Rat is the first book in the Tales of Little Overhill series. Inspired by the popular Theo animation series, The Good Rat retells The Parable of the Good Samaritan, with winsome storytelling and full-color illustrations that will.

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Molly Hall is an astrologer, tarot reader, and author of "Astrology: A Complete Illustrated Guide to the Zodiac." According to a Chinese legend, one day during some dynasty or other, Buddha called all 12 major animals together for a race. The Rat not only won the race, he was probably canny enough to ride on the Ox's back in order to assure his.The Good Rats continued to build a following, playing Long Island's thriving club scene, along with other groups, such as Twisted Sister and Zebra.

From until earlythe band consisted of Peppi, Mickey, Teddy (guitar) John Argento (bass) and Charlie Zarou (drums).Genres: Rock, blues, hard rock.

+ Jimmy Breslin’s book The Good Rat tells the sordid story of drug dealer Burton Kaplan, an underling in the Luchese crime syndicate.