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 is a remarkable book, made all the more astounding by the fact that it is a true biography. I initially thought that this book would be awful. Rohit rated it it dougle amazing Jan 08, Lloyd rated it liked it Jul 03, Didn’t recognize any of the characters.

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

Bailey rated it liked it Jul 04, New York State United States. Not worth my time.

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Growing up lie the east coast in the 60’s and 70’s, tales off the mafia were always being told but I never knew how they all intertwined. Books by Ron Felber. Hardcoverpages. Jan 07, Marj rated it it was ok. Ratings and Reviews 1 1 star ratings 1 reviews.


Deep in a Dream. Ann rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Parts are so obvious cinematic that it seems unbelievable that no-one has written a movie based on this book.

In fact, he got too close to three godfather’s genitals. A good read but I found it disjointed at times.

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Inwhile a surgical resident, Litner helped Gambino family associates establish clandestine abortion clinics. Apr 21, Katie Cruel rated it liked it Shelves: Interesting concept but just can’t finish it. The recipient of the UPI Award for mavia, he began his writing career with articles based on his experiences for True Lifee magazine.

Carolyn Minke-Smith rated it really liked it Feb 11, Refresh and try again. Good historic read Enjoyed this book very much Recommend it highly. Sep 23, Walt rated it it was ok Shelves: Was disappointed from the very start as this was a very loose adaptation. The Rise of the Mafia.


Il Dottore: The Double Life of a Mafia Doctor

I love a bit fhe moral ambiguity in a book, and — as one might expect — this delivers in spades, and with some medical ethical twists to boot. Item s unavailable for purchase. Nov 20, Daniel rated it liked it Shelves: What shocked me most, is how involved the mob is in every aspect of business, government, politics. How to write a great review.

Essentially, as well as being a biography of Litner, it is also an insider biography of La Cosa Nostra.

Il Dottore: The Double Life of a Mafia Doctor

But for a story as fantastical as this, I can forgive a little bit of fictionalisation and dramatisation around the edges. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lists with This Book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. See if you have enough points for this item. Open Preview See a Problem? Dlttore, cancel Yes, report it Thanks!