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PDF ↠ BOOK The Butcher Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath FREE Ê The New York Times bestselling author of Gaspipe and The Ice Man Phillip Carlo returns with a hair raising portrait of arguably the most depraved psychopath in the history of the Mafia mob enforcer Tommy “Karate” Pitera The Butcher tells the riveting true stoD assassins feared Another riveting journey into the darkest corners of the underworld Carlo’s The Butcher is destined to be a true crime classic alongside Wiseguys by Nicholas Pileggi and Underboss by Peter Ma I was really disappointed by this book I picked this one up to learn about The Butcher but it ended up being a biography of everyone but him By the end of the book I knew about a person only featured because he was murdered than I knew about the focus of the book Had this been promoted as being a book about the CAPTURE of Pitera which is what it turned out to be then that would have been fine But it was sold as a book about Pitera when it wasn't at allSince I was so upset at being misled I found myself nitpicking Carlo seemed to repeat himself a lot to the point where every few pages instead of getting new material I was just rereading the same thing I'd read before This wasn't just with material but also words and phrases He used interestingly and understandably and any other long word he could use as an adverb to start sentences a lot And the constant use of theyinsert people and he insert person really started to annoy me I wanted to take out a red pen and just start striking through the pronoun every time I saw that combination of wordsI can't give this book over 2 stars and it gets 2 instead of 1 just because the story I did get was interesting It just wasn't the story I was expecting
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E” Pitera The Butcher tells the riveting true story of a hit man who loved his work too much a maniac believed responsible for than sixty remarkably brutal murders whom even organized crime’s most cold bloode Worst metaphors EVER At one point Carlo says someone is had by the proverbial balls Being raised Catholic I may have just missed that particular proverb but I doubt it The writing is terrible and the storyline contradicts the story arcs of other books written by Carlo about the Mafia If the agents of the DEA are as adept as Carlo suggests I find it hard to believe that any drugs could ever find their way into this country This book is ridiculously unbelievable
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The Butcher Anatomy of a Mafia PsychopathThe New York Times bestselling author of Gaspipe and The Ice Man Phillip Carlo returns with a hair raising portrait of arguably the most depraved psychopath in the history of the Mafia mob enforcer Tommy “Karat I should say first that I usually try to read a book by being sympathetic to the author's intentions and I'm probably not being as understanding of the true crime genre as I could be I just finished reading Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and probably was overly sensitive to the lyrical potential of words when reading this NowAn anatomy of a mafia psychopath without flesh and blood The details provided are lame there are actually very few concrete facts about Pitera's life We for instance know he spent 27 formative months in Japan but all we really hear are embarrassingly broad characterizations of Japanese culture The book's metaphors are clunky it consistently and from the first pages refers to the good guys and the bad guys its morality simplistic and most importantly it's devoid of the details essential to storytelling Caputo's constantly saying things such as And Pitera had already begun becoming proficient in murdering for the family It would be nice though to actually see the details of the actual murders And there's plenty of imagined and recreated storytelling but it's mostly awkwardly rendered imagined conversations like one cop telling another why he's joining a certain crime unit 'I'm not good enough?' 'Your scores are off the charts but I think what you really want is to chase down bad guys'