By Anthony Bourdain
A wildly humorous, irreverent story of homicide, mayhem, and the mob.
When up-and-coming chef Tommy Pagana settles for a below glamorous stint at his uncle's eating place in Manhattan's Little Italy, he unwittingly unearths himself a accomplice in big-time crime. And whilst the mob comes to a decision to take advantage of the kitchen for a homicide, not anything Tommy realized in cooking tuition has ready him for what occurs subsequent. With the FBI on one part, and his eccentric clever man superiors at the different, Tommy has to fight to do correct through his moral sense, and to prevent getting killed meanwhile.
In the vein of Prizzi's Honor , Bone within the Throat is an exhilarating Mafia caper laced with exciting characters and wry humor. this primary novel is a must have for enthusiasts of Anthony Bourdain's nonfiction.
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