Wiseguy - Epilogue Summary & Analysis

Nicholas Pileggi
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Epilogue Summary and Analysis

Henry joins the ranks of the forty-four hundred accused criminals in the witness protection program. Ed McDonald quickly learns that crime is so much a part of Henry's lifestyle that he does not give a second thought to the ramifications of his acts. Henry's casual admission about bribing Boston College basketball players in a point-shaving scheme infuriates McDonald, a former Boston College basketball player, but McDonald realizes to Henry this was business as usual. Henry's testimony leads to multiple convictions. On February 6, 1984, Henry testifies against Paulie Vario, who receives four years and a ten-thousand-dollar fine for helping Henry arrange fake employment to get out of Allenwood prison early. Jimmy Burke fares worse; in 1985, he is put on trial for the murder of Richie Eaton. Henry stares across the courtroom at Jimmy as he speaks the words that will put Jimmy away...

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