Paperback has no highlighting, spine creases or tilt. Some age tanning and shelfwear to the covers and edges. 446 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1992. ISBN: 1558176144. A tough Russian kid from Brooklyn, he'd risen faster and higher in the ranks of the New York mob than any other outsider. But when the boss set him up on drug charges Kamen turned state's witness and blew the lid off their whole organization. Hunted by hit men throughout America, Kamen needed a new identity and safe place to hide, like the Soviet Union.