Gangsterland: A Novel
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: February 2015
Duration: 10 hours 32 minutes
Sal Cupertine is a legendary hit man for the ChicagoMafia, known for his ability to get in and out of a crime without a trace.Until now, that is. His first-ever mistake forces Sal to botch anassassination, killing three undercover FBI agents in the process. This putstoo much heat on Sal, and he knows this botched job will be his death sentenceto the Mafia. So he agrees to their radical idea to save his own skin.
A few surgeries and some intensive training later,and Sal Cupertine is gone, having disappeared into the identity of Rabbi David Cohen.Leading his growing congregation in Las Vegas, overseeing the population andthe temple and the new cemetery, Rabbi Cohen feels his wicked past slippingaway from him, surprising even himself as he spouts quotes from the Torah. But the Mafia isn't quite done with him. Soon the new cemetery is being used as both a money- and body-launderingscheme for the Chicago family. And that rogue FBI agent on his trail, seekingvengeance for the murder of his three fellow agents, isn't going to let Salfade so easily into the desert.
Gangsterlandis the wickedly dark and funny new novel by a writer at the height of hispower-a morality tale set in a desert landscape as ruthless and barren as thosewho inhabit it.