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A respected thoracic surgeon and also a Mafia confidant, Elliot Litner was a self- described “nerdy, Jewish kid from the Bronx” who’d witnessed. Il Dottore: The Double Life of a Mafia Doctor. The inspiration for Fox TV’s drama series, “Mob Doctor,” Il Dottore (Barricade Books, October ) by Ron Felber. : Il Dottore: The Double Life of a Mafia Doctor () by Ron Felber and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The Rise of the Mafia. Enjoyed the show but not the book. Kelly rated it liked it Apr 18, The Story of John Gotti. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Not worth my time. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: A respected thoracic surgeon and also a Mafia doublr, Elliot Litner was a self-described “nerdy, Jewish kid from the Bronx” who’d witnessed a slaying as a boy yet kept mum, impressing local hoodlums; later, his acquaintance with mobsters’ sons provided entree to New York’s Cosa Nostra during its heyday.


Il Dottore: The Double Life of a Mafia Doctor

Item s unavailable for purchase. I especially liked the part where Giuliani sti I initially thought that this book would be awful. The History of the New York Underworld Melody rated it really liked it Jan 24, Majes rated it liked it Oct 04, Published May 1st by Barricade Books first published October 25th Ann rated it it was amazing Apr 01, I found it somewhat curious that the biographer chose to give the protagonist a pseudonym — Elliot Litner is not his real name — when the description of the various posts he has held and publications he has written would surely make his unmasking very straightforward indeed.

But for a story as fantastical as this, I can forgive a little bit of fictionalisation and dramatisation around the edges. Litner’s story, though provocative, is related with melodrama and purple prose and sheds little new light on figures like Castellano and Gotti. The Men Behind Mob Wives.


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Interesting concept but just can’t finish it. In fact, he got too close to three godfather’s genitals.

Il Dottore: The Double Life of a Mafia Doctor by Ron Felber

It’s amazing this guy lived to write this book. Tiffany Sparks keeney rated it really liked it Jan 06, A really interesting look into the real life story of a Mafia Doctor.

Eventually he had to make a decision between loyalty to the mob and killing a government witness on the operating table, or remaining true to his Hippocratic oath, all under the eye of NY’s top federal prosecutor, Rudolph Giuliani.

Interesting book about double life of a doctor for the Mafia. A good read but I found it disjointed at times. In an overwrought narrative, Felber The Privacy Waretc.

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