The Ice Man

The Ice Man

Streaming Audiobook - 2006
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Richard "The Ice Man" Kuklinski led a double life beyond anything ever seen on The Sopranos, becoming one of the most notorious professional assassins in American history while hosting neighborhood barbecues in suburban New Jersey. Now, after 240 hours of face-to-face interviews with Kuklinski and his wife and daughters, author Philip Carlo tells his extraordinary story.Kuklinski was Sammy "The Bull" Gravano's partner in the killing of Paul Castellano at Spark's Steakhouse. John Gotti hired him to kill the neighbor who accidentally ran over his child. For an additional price, he would make victims suffer; he conducted this sadistic business with cold-hearted intensity, never disappointing his customers. By his own estimate, he killed over two hundred men, taking enormous pride in his variety and ferocity of technique.Kuklinski's story, once known, captivated the public and became the subject of three HBO documentaries about which the New York Times raved "Few viewers are ever likely to forget this thoroughly chilling portrait. As for possible movie competition, it would work on the level of The Silence of the Lambs."
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Media, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2006
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781400122622
1400122627
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 30 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Prichard, Michael
hoopla digital

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