By Anthony Bourdain
A wildly humorous, irreverent story of homicide, mayhem, and the mob.
whilst up-and-coming chef Tommy Pagana settles for a under glamorous stint at his uncle's eating place in Manhattan's Little Italy, he unwittingly reveals himself a accomplice in big-time crime. And whilst the mob makes a decision to take advantage of the kitchen for a homicide, not anything Tommy realized in cooking institution has ready him for what occurs subsequent. With the FBI on one aspect, and his eccentric clever man superiors at the different, Tommy has to fight to do correct by way of his judgment of right and wrong, and to prevent getting killed meanwhile.
within the vein of Prizzi's Honor, Bone within the Throat is an exciting Mafia caper laced with wonderful characters and wry humor. this primary novel is a must have for fanatics of Anthony Bourdain's nonfiction.
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W ith tha t d e c is io n ma d e , s o me o f the tightne s s le ft he r c he s t a nd s he p ulle d up o n the r e ins , a llo wing K o nr a d to c a tc h up to he r . But it wa s S te nk a Ra zin who d r e w up b e s id e he r a nd gla r e d a t he r b e c a us e o f the ma d r id e he ' d ha d tr ying to k e e p up with he r . "Yo u we r e tr ying to k ill us b o th, r ight? O r jus t the ho r s e s ? " "I wa s tr ying to o utr un a fe w d e mo ns , if yo u mus t k no w, " s he r e p lie d .