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Surviving the Mob: A Street Soldier's Life Inside the Gambino Crime Family

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  • Posted March 30, 2011

    Andrew DiDonato tells it like it is.

    Good book, easy to read. Andrew DiDonato tells it like it is in organized crime. This is not sugar coated to glamorize the mob. He tells you his story without making heros out of the people he grew up with. They are seen as people with flaws such as greed, envy and murderous tedencies. --Marcus

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  • Posted February 7, 2011

    great story- highly recommended-

    Surviving the Mob is a straight foward come at you like a frieght train story of the mobster who unlike many before him puts to paper the truth about the everyday workingings of being apart of a mob family ,and most refreshing is that he doesnt try to glorify the life in any way instead i found myself learning the true politics of mob life and how words such as honor loyalty and respect are almost non exsistent in the real world of organized crime and that is a far cry from what we have been spoon fed from film and television accounts ! As i was reading the story i felt as though i was right along him committing his crimes and then fighting for his life ,this story is an inspiration to everyone that no matter your past you can overcome and change for the better, the surviving the mob story is living proof to that.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2012

    Really good

    Biography on one man and his mob life. Really good and in depth look at the mob

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 6, 2011

    Very Interesting Read

    Overall I thought this was a good read. Kept your interst though there are acouple of rambling spots but overall I could not wait to get back to it to see how things turned out. To me, this is the way a novel should be.

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