Download e-book for kindle: Cigarette Money by Michael Mili

By Michael Mili

ISBN-10: 1481065882

ISBN-13: 9781481065887

Drawing on his personal existence reviews, writer Michael Mili provides a compelling image of a time passed by in his new novel, Cigarette cash. during this poignant mid-1960’s coming of age tale, the writer chronicles the lifetime of a tender boy from Detroit named Michael Paphos and his not going friendship with Detroit’s underworld. the tale facilities round Michael and his Uncle Gus' Greektown eating place referred to as, The Grecian. in the course of that wondrous yet turbulent decade, the eating place was once referred to as the “best of the simplest” of what Detroit needed to provide. It used to be a hangout for motion picture stars, politicians, and athletes. It was once a cease over for “The Rat Pack” in addition to the “who’s who” of Hollywood royalty. Oh yeah, let’s now not fail to remember the notorious backroom, with its inner most most sensible act indicates. let alone, it used to be a gamblers paradise; with its good hidden poker rooms, crap tables and roulette wheels. upload a bit off target and activities having a bet and you have got your self a mini Las Vegas, Greco-Roman kind. A good stored mystery, simply because even the law enforcement officials, judges and politicians beloved to play there on their nights off. On one evening, Michael actually bumps into mob boss Dominick Parazano, marking the start of an not going friendship that lasted for years. the tale follows younger Michael’s creation into Detroit’s underworld, the place he witnesses a few lifestyles changing occasions.

At Dom’s request Michael and his neighbors Johnny & Gino commence promoting cigarettes to the men within the backroom and begin raking within the funds. whilst, Michael’s domestic and college lives start to conflict along with his lifestyles as a would-be mafia cadet. After witnessing a awful homicide, that finally happened to avoid wasting his lifestyles, Michael and his associates get stuck up in a scenario that they by no means observed coming. as though that were not sufficient for a bit child to deal with, Michael nonetheless needed to take care of a maniac attempting to kill him, a psychopathic instructor and his local long past loopy after being destroyed by way of a race rebellion. Dominick attempts to deter Michael’s adoration of the clever man international; whereas gazing that Michael does not get burned, incomes a bit “Cigarette Money.”

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