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Mob Boss

Career as Depicted in Popular (or Unpopular) Culture

Read: The Sicilian; Wiseguy; Donnie Brasco; The Good Rat: A True Story; Gotti: Rise and Fall; Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America's Most Powerful Mafia Empires; Prizzi's Honor

See: The Godfather (Parts I, II, & III); Goodfellas; The Departed; Prizzi's Honor; On the Waterfront; Miller's Crossing; The Sopranos