The Iceman

The Iceman

The True Story of A Cold-blooded Killer

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A mob contract killer known as "The Iceman" for hiding a body in an ice-cream truck freezer, Richard Kuklinski boasted a personal body count of more than a hundred victims. The family man from New Jersey killed for fun, money, to cover up his own crimes, and to satisfy his inner rage. Law enforcement officials could not get near Kuklinski until undercover agent Dominick Polifrone posed as a mobster and began a deadly game of cat and mouse to build a case against Kuklinski.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2013
Edition: Bantam Books trade paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780345540119
Branch Call Number: 364.1523 KUKLI BRUNO
Characteristics: xix, 292 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover and in a slightly different form in the United States by Delacorte Press, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc., in 1993, and subsequently in paperback by iUniverse in 2008."--Title page verso
Includes a foreword by Jim Thebaut, producer and filmmaker of "The Iceman Tapes" (p.[ix]-xiv), and an introduction from the author dated February 2012 (p.[xv]-xix)


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Sep 25, 2013

Richard Kuklinsky, son of a brutal, alcoholic father who came home only infrequently and a mother who vented her resentment on her children, grew up to be an efficient mass murderer. By the time of his trial in 1988 at age 53 he had killed upwards of 100 men by shooting, stabbing, choking or poisoning them. Kuklinsky, a New Jersey family man with two daughters and a son, was finally brought to justice through the efforts of Special Agent Dominick Polifrone of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, working with the New Jersey Attorney General's Office and the New Jersey State Police. The ``Ice Man'' will not be eligible for parole until he is 111 years old. Bruno ( Bad Blood ) has done an excellent job of re-creating the tension and stress Polifrone experienced in fulfilling his risky undercover assignment. - PW


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Sep 04, 2016

The movie was ok,I thought it would be better,the book is great so far,I hope in the future somebody can do a better movie.


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Sep 23, 2013

Other: Release date May 3, 2013 (USA)


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