Based on true events, a vivid behind-the-scenes look at the New York Mafia and the story of one man's struggle with good and evil.
Il Dottore is the true story of a "nerdy Jewish kid" from the Bronx who, through a series of circumstances, became physician to top Mafia Dons including John Gotti, Carlos Gambino, and Joe Bonanno. At the same time, his reputation as a medical genius was spreading, and he was fast becoming one of the nation's leading cardiac surgeons. Ron Felber paints a vivid portrait of this doctor's unlikely life in the fast lane as he becomes a top confidante of New York's most notorious criminals. Eventually he is forced to make a choice between his loyalty to the mafia and his medical career.
©2004 Ron Felber; (P)2005 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd