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Lorenzo Carcaterra (born October 16, 1954) is an American writer of Italian descent. Hell’s Kitchen is the setting for his most famous book, Sleepers, which was adapted as a 1996 film of the same name. In April 2009, he joined True/Slant as a blogger. Biography Carcaterra was born in Hells Kitchen, Manhattan, New York. His family is from the island of Ischia, eighteen miles off the coast of Naples.He became a journalist in 1980, when his first articles begin to appear in various newspapers. Carcaterra's wife, Susan Toepfer, died of lung cancer on December 24, 2013. She was also the mother of Carcaterra's two children, Kate and Nick. Published works Novels A Safe Place (1993) Sleepers (1995) In the book, Carcaterra writes about himself (played in the film by Jason Patric) and three young friends living in the Hell's Kitchen section of Manhattan in the 1960's. After they stage a street prank that unintentionally leaves a man seriously injured, the book says, the four are sent to an upstate juvenile detention center, where they are brutalized and sexually assaulted by the facility's guards. The Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and School on the West Side of Manhattan, which Carcaterra attended, expressed outrage about Carcaterra's assertions, while the Manhattan District Attorney's office stated that there were no records of a case like the one described in the book. Carcaterra, has admitted that he deliberately fictionalized certain details of the story, saying, "You have to change dates, names, places, people. The way they looked; you have to make them look a different way. If it happened here, you have to make it happen there." Apaches (1997) Gangster (2001) Street Boys (2002) Paradise City (2004) Chasers (2007) Midnight Angels (2010) The Wolf (2014)Other Introduction to Modern Library Classics unabridged version of The Count of Monte Cristo, a novel which plays an important role in Carcaterra's autobiographical novel Sleepers He has written and produced a number of episodes of Law & Order. He used his knowledge of New York City to contribute to the 2008 video game Alone in the Dark. He has written for other publications, including National Geographic Traveler.References External links Lorenzo Carcaterra Official Site A love story Lorenzo Carcaterra at IMDb . Discover the Lorenzo Carcaterra popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Lorenzo Carcaterra books.

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Le Loup book summary, reviews and downlod

Le Loup

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Dans ce roman de Lorenzo Carcaterra, le crime organisé part en guerre contre le terrorisme international, un affrontement au milieu duquel un homme cherchera vengeance. Mon nom est Vincent ...

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Tin Badges

4/5$9.99

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Sleepers and The Wolf, hailed as “simply the best” (Steve Berry) and “one of the most ...

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The Vulture's Game (Short Story)

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In The Wolf, #1 New York Times bestselling author Lorenzo Carcaterra introduces readers to Vincent Marelli, his most stunning and captivating hero yet. But, in this eBook origi...

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The Knight of Maison-Rouge

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A major new translation of a forgotten classicParis, 1793, the onset of the Terror. Brave Republican Maurice rescues a mys-terious and beautiful woman from an angry mob an...

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Chasers

3.5/5$6.99

From the bestselling author of Sleepers and former writer/producer of Law & Order comes another high-octane New York City crime drama pulsing with energy. In Lorenzo Carcaterra’s Chase...

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The Wolf

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In this thrilling novel by Lorenzo Carcaterra—the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Sleepers, Gangster, and Midnight Angels—organized crime goes to war with...

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Sleepers

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The extraordinary true story of four men who take the law into their own hands.   This is the story of four young boys. F...

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Lost Angel

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In a city where a girl can go missing for years, a retired New York cop investigates a gruesome crime.Tank is a retired New York City cop coping with two teenaged problems: one ...

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Apaches

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They're not cops anymore. They're apaches. At war against evil.“Pulp noir . . . Apaches showcases [Lorenzo] Carcaterra's ability to create chillingly evil...

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Three Dreamers

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“As nourishing as a three-course Italian feast, this is a fierce, moving tribute to the ties that bind.”—People (Book of the Week)The #1 New York Times bes...

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Paradise City

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The most exciting achievement to date from the acclaimed author of Sleepers and Gangster, Paradise City is a riveting thriller of two cops and two countries, a stunning ...

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Payback

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Payback is personal for a former NYPD detective taking on a corrupt cop and a dirty accounting firm in this adrenaline-laced thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author ...

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A Safe Place

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"Dramatic, graphic and wrenching...The reader is left to wonder--at the devastation of Carcaterra's youth, at his survival to adulthood, and at the grace that allowed him to craft this pierc...

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Gangster

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Love. Violence. Destiny. These powerful themes ricochet through Lorenzo Carcaterra’s new novel like bullets from a machine gun. In Gangster, he surpasses even his bestselling ...

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The Count of Monte Cristo

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Introduction by Lorenzo Carcaterra • Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read A popular bestseller si...

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Anges de minuit

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Dans Anges de minuit, l’auteur acclamé Lorenzo Carcaterra nous revient avec un nouveau roman à suspense palpitant, dévoilant un univers fascinant où l’art et le crime se donnent rend...

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The Star Rover

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The Star Rover is the story of San Quentin death-row inmate Darrell Standing, who escapes the horror of prison life—and long stretches in a straitjacket—by withdrawing into vivid ...

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Street Boys

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Naples, Italy, during four fateful days in the fall of 1943. The only people left in the shattered, bombed-out city are the lost, abandoned children whose only goal is to survive another day...

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Midnight Angels

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Kate Westcott, a gifted American art student, has come to Florence to study Michelangelo. Exploring the cobbled streets of the Renaissance city with her fellow student Marco, Kate feels the ...

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Paradise City (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Paradise City (Unabridged)

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As a 15-year-old, Giancarlo Lo Manto learned about injustice the hard way. His father was gunned down by the Camorra, the murderous clan run by Don Nicola Rossi. When his mother moved him ba...

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Payback: A Novel (Unabridged)

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Payback is personal for a former NYPD detective taking on a corrupt cop and a dirty accounting firm in this adrenaline-laced thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author ...

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Lost Angel

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In a city where a girl can go missing for years, a retired New York cop investigates a gruesome crime.Tank is a retired New York City cop coping with two teenaged problems...

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Street Boys (Abridged)

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Naples, Italy, during four fateful days in the fall of 1943. The only people left in the shattered, bombed-out city are the lost, abandoned children whose only goal is to survive another day...

Gangster: A Novel (Abridged) MP3 Audiobook

Gangster: A Novel (Abridged)

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Love. Violence. Destiny. These powerful themes ricochet through Lorenzo Carcaterra’s new novel like bullets from a machine gun. In Gangster, he surpasses even his bestselling ...

Three Dreamers: A Memoir of Family (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Three Dreamers: A Memoir of Family (Unabridged)

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“As nourishing as a three-course Italian feast, this is a fierce, moving tribute to the ties that bind.”—People (Book of the Week)The #1 New York Times bes...

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Dangerous Women: Original Stories from Today's Greatest Suspense Writers

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Award-winning editor Otto Penzler presents a collection of short and sizzling masterpieces of kisses and kiss-offs, gams and gats, published for the first time anywhere. In "Third Party," Ja...

The Wolf: A Novel (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Wolf: A Novel (Unabridged)

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In this thrilling novel by Lorenzo Carcaterra—the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Sleepers, Gangster, and Midnight Angels—organized crime goes to war with...

Chasers MP3 Audiobook

Chasers

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This is the return of the Apaches—a cadre of controversial, adrenaline-junkie former NYPD cops, first introduced in Lorenzo Carcaterra’s previous novel Apaches. In this sequel, se...

Tin Badges: A Novel (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Tin Badges: A Novel (Unabridged)

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Sleepers and The Wolf, hailed as “simply the best” (Steve Berry) and “one of the most ...

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