Discover the thrilling world of organized crime through Nicholas Pileggi's gripping true-crime novel. Follow the life of Henry Hill, a working-class Brooklyn kid who believed that "to be a wiseguy is to own the world". Experience the violence, the excess, the families, the wives and girlfriends, the drugs, the payoffs, the paybacks, the jail time, and the Feds. Seen through Hill's eyes, Pileggi's journalistic account of his life has been hailed as "the best book ever written on organized crime". This is the bestselling story that inspired Martin Scorsese's film classic, GoodFellas.