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If You Like The Sopranos... : Here Are Over 150 Movies, TV Shows, and Other Oddities That You Will Love - Leonard Pierce

If You Like The Sopranos...

Here Are Over 150 Movies, TV Shows, and Other Oddities That You Will Love

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The best-loved crime family in America is just part of a grand tradition of mob movies, gangster flicks, great television dramas, and a sensibility that is part Sicily and part New Jersey.

If You Like the Sopranos... is the first book that starts with Tony and the gang in their humble homes in the Garden State and explores the astonishing amount of great films, TV shows, and other pop-culture wonders that any fan of the Sopranos will love.

From The Godfather and Bonnie and Clyde to The Wire, to lesser-known noirs, Jimmy Cagney classics, contemporary HBO dramas, Martin Scorsese's best work, and even the rock'n'roll that inspired the classic Sopranos soundtrack, this is the one book that every fan needs if he or she ever has to go on the lam.

Introduction: Criminal Minded
1. Big Ideas: Early Hollywood Gangsters
2. First is First and Second is Nobody: The Rise of Film Noir
3. I'm Your Family: The Changing Face of Crime
4. Strictly Business: The Rise of the Mafia Epic
5. This is the Bad Time: The Mob in Decline
6. This Ain't No Ancient Culture: The Perfect Storm of the Sopranos
7. Faith, Fortitude, and Family: Serial Television Pre-Tony
8. Listen to the Thunder: Serial Television Post-Tony
9. Welcome to America: Crime Drama for the New Millennium
Conclusion: Cent'Anni
Appendix A: Tracking Tony: The Sopranos Family Ties
Appendix B: All Due Respect: 100 Great Moments From a Century of Crime
Index
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ISBN: 9780879103903
ISBN-10: 0879103906
Series: If You Like Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 198
Published: 15th November 2011
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.4  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.27