Rumble in Brooklynby Joseph Trigoboff
In some critical ways RUMBLE serves as a prequal to these other works but it is also a book about
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Straight from East New York, the dark heart of Brooklyn, RUMBLE IN BROOKLYN depicts the street fighting childhood of Joseph Trigoboff, who knew and exchanged blows with several of the murderous gangsters who would later become famous in WISEGUY and GOODFELLAS.
In some critical ways RUMBLE serves as a prequal to these other works but it is also a book about the importance of family life to cushion the horrors of a a deadly neighborhood and the enduring power of childhood friendships.
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Meet the Author
As will become evident on reading Joe’s memoirs, he grew up in East New York, Brooklyn. The Bone Orchard, his first crime novel, was listed by the New York Times as one of the best crime novels of the year; Barnes & Noble chose it for its Discover Great Writers program, and was a selection of The Book of the Month Club. His second crime novel, The Shooting Gallery, was favorably reviewed by the New York Times, Kirkus, Library Journal, and others. Booklist reported, “Crime fiction as Dante might have written it.” Joe lives with his wife and two children in New York City.
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