The Resource The greenfather, (ebook)

The greenfather, (ebook)

Label
The greenfather
Title
The greenfather
Title variation
a novel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Simon, New York's top organic grocery store owner has a secret: his dad is the head of one of New York's biggest mob families. When his dad dies, Simon agrees to head the Family, provided that instead of murder, numbers and other rackets, the mob uses its muscle to enforce green regulations and promote healthy eating habits. At first the mob's hit men and extortionists resent being pressed into green service, but they soon become Simon's biggest supporters. Seemingly overnight, the city becomes literally cleaned up. Simon, who had planned on succeeding his dad temporarily, now finds he likes his new position as the head of the Family. However, the green world doesn't accept him because he's running a crime family, and the crime world doesn't trust him because he's run afoul of the Feds. Simon takes his wife, Marla, to his ancestral homeland in Italy, for a much-needed sabbatical; and gets even further into trouble. Loosely based on Mario Puzo's runaway hit The Godfather, The Greenfather showcases Marshall's comic dialogue, honed year after year in late night television, in the grand tradition of classic mob comedy, like Analyze This and Analyze That. Packed with larger than life goons, right-hand men, Feds and green fanatics, The Greenfather satirizes the environmental movement, crime, families, and crime families. The Greenfather is sharp, hilarious, and takes no prisoners, except the ones who are supposed to go there. It goes well with a light salad of radicchio and cherry plum tomatoes
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Marshall, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Diet
  • Natural foods
  • Mafia
  • Green movement
Target audience
adult
Label
The greenfather, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781941110522
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11870407
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11870407
System control number
MWT11870407
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The greenfather, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781941110522
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11870407
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11870407
System control number
MWT11870407
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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