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Bone in the Throat by Anthony Bourdain

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  • ISBN 10 1582341028
  • ISBN 13 9781582341026
  • Published Sep 18 2000
  • Format Paperback
  • Page Count 304
  • Language English
  • Edition First THUS Edition
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Bloomsbury USA

Publishers Text

When up-and-coming chef Tommy Pagana settles for a less than glamorous stint at his uncle's restaurant in Manhattan's Little Italy, he unwittingly finds himself a partner in big-time crime. And when the mob decides to use the kitchen for a murder, nothing Tommy learned in cooking school has prepared him for what happens next. With the FBI on one side, and his eccentric wise guy superiors on the other, Tommy has to struggle to do right by his conscience, and to avoid getting killed in the meantime.

In the vein of Prizzi's Honor, Bone in the Throat is a thrilling Mafia caper laced with entertaining characters and wry humor. This first novel is a must-have for fans of Anthony Bourdain's nonfiction.

"A prodigiously self-assured first novel. . . the author's comic vision goes beyond original. It is deliciously depraved."-The New York Times Book Review



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