The piranhas : the boy bosses of Naples
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Shugaar, Antony, translator.
Published
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.
Status
Central Library - Fiction - 1st Floor
Saviano, R.
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Book
Edition
First American edition.
Physical Desc
xii, 345 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
0374230021, 9780374230029

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"Originally published in Italian by Feltrinelli Editore, Italy, as La paranza dei bambini" -- ECIP galley.
Description
Nicolas Fiorillo is a brilliant and ambitious fifteen-year-old from the slums of Naples, eager to make his mark and to acquire power and the money that comes with it. With nine friends, he sets out to create a new paranza, or gang. Together they roam the streets on their motorscooters, learning how to break into the network of small-time hoodlums that controls drug-dealing and petty crime in the city. They learn to cheat and to steal, to shoot semiautomatic pistols and AK-47s. Slowly they begin to wrest control of the neighborhoods from enemy gangs while making alliances with failing old bosses. Nicolas's strategic brilliance is prodigious, and his cohorts' rapid rise and envelopment in the ensuing maelstrom of violence and death is riveting and impossible to turn away from. In The Piranhas, Roberto Saviano imagines the lurid glamour of Nicolas's story with all the vividness and insight that made Gomorrah a worldwide sensation.--,Publisher's description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Saviano, R., & Shugaar, A. (2018). The piranhas: the boy bosses of Naples (First American edition.). Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Saviano, Roberto, 1979- and Antony, Shugaar. 2018. The Piranhas: The Boy Bosses of Naples. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Saviano, Roberto, 1979- and Antony, Shugaar. The Piranhas: The Boy Bosses of Naples New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Saviano, Roberto, and Antony Shugaar. The Piranhas: The Boy Bosses of Naples First American edition., Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018.

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