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Nicholas Pileggi

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Nicholas Pileggi has been a journalist and writer covering crime, politics and corruption in New York since 1956. In 1986 he wrote 'Wiseguy' which he developed into the Academy Award-winning screenplay for 'Goodfellas' (1990) with Martin Scorsese. Pileggi followed that success with 'Casino' (1995) (also with Scorsese) and has since written and produced several other crime-based films and TV. He was married to fellow author and screenwriter Nora Ephron until her death in 2002.

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From Nicholas Pileggi, author of Wiseguy - the No. 1 bestseller that became Martin Scorsese's Academy Award-winning film Goodfellas - comes the classic true story of love, marriage, adultery, murder and revenge in Las Vegas.Mafia-style.

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