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The Sopranos : a family history
Rucker, Allen.
Personal Author:
Updated for the fourth season.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : NAL Books, [2003]

Physical Description:
1 volume (unpaged) ; illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Format :


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Material Type
Home Location
Kenmore Library PN1992.77.S62 R83 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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A "killer coffee table book" ( TV Guide )...
The New York Times bestselling history of TV's first family, now updated through the fourth season.

Now updated with 32 pages of new material, plus new photos, this official companion to the acclaimed series reveals an ever-expanding web of love, loyalty and deceit, with a complete dossier on Tony Soprano and his two families. Includes:

* Full-color photographs from the family album
* Exclusive interview with series creator David Chase
* Episode guides updated through the fourth season
* Plus FBI reports, court indictments, credit card statements,
  cash flow charts, body counts, neighbors' complaint forms, 
  surveillance transcripts, family recipes, and more.

Author Notes

Allen Rucker is a writer and television journalist. He cofounded the experimental video group TVTV, and has written numerous award-winning TV specials and documentaries including the recent Family Values: The Mob and the Movies . His published work includes two books of satire, The History of White People in America and A Paler Shade of White , both coauthored with comedian Martin Mull. He teaches in the School of Cinema-TV at the University of Southern California. He majored in English at Washington University, and has two MAs in American Culture and Communication from the University of Michigan and Standford (where he first met Sopranos creator David Chase.) He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and the younger of their two sons.

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