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An Offer We Can't Refuse: The Mafia in the Mind of America

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"Invites Italian-Americans of all backgrounds to the family table to discuss how mob-related movies and television shows have affected the very notion of what their heritage still means in the 21st century." --Allen Barra, The New York Sun

"A detailed, textured meditation. Whether De Stefano is summarizing causes of 19th-century Italian immigration, sketching the Mafia's or
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Paperback, 448 pages
Published January 23rd 2007 by Faber & Faber (first published January 10th 2006)
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Nicole G.
A must-read for anyone interested in the "mafia culture" portrayed in movies such as The Godfather trilogy and shows like The Sopranos; both of the aforementioned merit their own chapters in the book. Totally engrossing and written in an engaging style
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I am a journalist and critic living in Long Island City, NY. I am the author of "An Offer We Can't Refuse: The Mafia in the Mind of America" (Faber & Faber/ Farrar,Straus,Giroux). The book explores the origins and development of "The Mafia Myth," one of the longest-running shows in American popular culture. The book has been well-reviewed; Kirkus called it "a whip-smart meditation on the power ...more
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