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Sal Polisi, the author of this book, belongs to a small fraternity: still-living former New York mobsters. (He lives under an underworld death sentence to this day.) Of those, his life has been more eventful and dangerous than most, spanning from the last great glory years of the Five Families to its precipitous decline and effective demise, in which he was an active, Witness Protection Program participant. As his memoir demonstrates, other Mafia members lived for money or violence, but Polisi thrived on sheer excitement; for him, wearing a wire for the Feds provided at least as much adrenaline as pulling heists and running loan shark operations. Thanks to Polisi connections and retentiveness, The Sinatra Club serves as an insider's history of the mob in the golden age of Gotti and beyond.