Wiseguy - Chapter 15 Summary & Analysis

Nicholas Pileggi
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Chapter 15 Summary and Analysis

Upon his release, Henry tells Karen to start looking for a house. He has lined up several moneymaking schemes and is thrilled to be back in action. He quickly finds the right contacts to help him sell drugs on the outside and buys his daughter an expensive doll with the profits. Young Ruth cries when she receives the doll, telling her father they cannot afford it. Henry has begun wholesaling drugs, and quickly puts together a team of people to help him. Bobby Germaine, a stickup artist, Robin Cooperman, a clerical worker at an airfreight company, and Judy Wicks, a courier, are recruited to help Henry since he cannot use his wiseguy contacts to sell forbidden drugs. Henry's other new projects include selling guns, fencing stolen jewelry, and fixing college basketball games. Henry is also earning money from illegal liquor distribution...

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