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In the Hand of Dante (Little, Brown)
Nick Tosches, a veteran tough guy, tells us what happens when the original manuscript of The Divine Comedy falls into the hands of the Mafia. The caper evokes all of the author-s complex oppositions: high and low culture, violent death and eternal life, classical knowledge and street smarts.
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