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Covert My Years Infiltrating the Mob

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ISBN-10: 1402767145

ISBN-13: 9781402767142

Edition: N/A

Authors: Bob Delaney, Dave Scheiber, Bill Walton

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Featured on ESPN, NPR and CNN In a riveting page-turner, NBA referee Bob Delaney reveals the clandestine life he led before becoming one of professional basketball's most respected officials. Soon after joining the New Jersey State Troopers in 1973, Delaney was offered a tantalizing undercover assignment: to infiltrate the Mob. And so he became Bobby Covert, the president of Alamo Trucking, a fully-operational business used by law enforcement as flypaper for snagging wise guys. While wearing a wire, Delaney dealt daily with mobsters who modeled themselves after their on-screen counterparts (at the height of The Godfather's popularity), and even crossed paths with Joe Pistone, the real-life…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Union Square Press
Publication date: 7/7/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Dave Scheiber is a nationally renowned journalist and author who has earned some of the most prestigious awards in his profession.

Introduction to the Paperback Edition
Foreword: Bill Walton
A Voice from the Dark Side
Bobby Covert, Meet Bob Delaney
Let's End This Thing of Theirs
The Consigliere and the Cop
In the Shadow of the Statue of Liberty
No Good Fellas Here
The Bella Vita
Remember the Alamo
Going, Going, Gone
The Raid
Spiraling Downward
Whistle-Blower
A New Life through Hoops
I've Always Been a Number
A Final Call
Epilogue
For the Record
Courtside
Afterword
A Note from the Authors
Acknowledgments
Index