Wiseguy - Chapters 13 Summary & Analysis

Nicholas Pileggi
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Chapters 13 Summary and Analysis

Karen is devastated by the news. She cannot imagine spending ten years without Henry. She considers divorce, suicide, and homicide, but instead spends every moment she can with Henry before his sentence begins. Henry's lawyers stall for nearly two years, during which time Henry schemes manically to steal as much cash as possible because he will not be able to earn while in prison. Henry even busts his restaurant, The Suite, using up its credit and burglarizing its supplies after the IRS padlocks the door, then he starts another restaurant called Roger's Place to provide some income for his family while he's gone. Eventually he surrenders himself and begins serving hard time. It is Henry's first time in real prison and he prepares by researching which guards and prison officials are corrupt. Henry's goals are to make his stay as pleasant...

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