Wiseguy - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Nicholas Pileggi
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Chapter 8 Summary and Analysis

Many of the airport hijackings occurred off airport property, at the nearby Air Cargo Center. Here Henry and his friends make their first big score; they steal $480,000 in cash from the Air France cargo building. Their friend Frenchy, a long-time employee of Air France, tips Henry off that a new strong room is being built to house valuable cargo. There are two keys. One belongs to the Air France supervisor who is too high up for Henry to reach, but a private security guard holds the other. The guard takes his job seriously and guards the key carefully. However, while searching his apartment, Henry discovers his weakness for pornographic magazines. He instructs Frenchy to make friends with the guard and refer to an ex-girlfriend who enjoys kinky sex. The ex-girlfriend is actually a prostitute hired by Henry. Frenchy sets up a...

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