Mob Star: The Story of John Gotti

Mob Star: The Story of John Gotti

by Gene Mustain, Jerry Capeci

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Overview

John Gotti is terminally ill; when he passes on to that great Mafia in the sky, co-author Capeci will be in great demand for interviews and will the plug the book. As he battles terminal cancer in a federal prison in Illinois, John Gotti, still the acting head of the Gambino Mafia family, is constantly in the news. Once Mr. Gotti ascends to Mafia heaven, he will be worldwide news—and Alpha will have the most up–to–date and comprehensive book on the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780028644165
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 07/28/2002
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.01(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.86(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jerry Capeci is considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Mafia and organized crime. He covered the crime beat for both the New York Daily News and the New York Post (and was the only newspaperman to sneak his way into Carlo Gambino’s funeral in 1976) for more than 20 years. He is the co-author of Murder Machine, the terrifying saga of Roy DeMeo’s bloodthirsty Mafia crew, and Gotti: Rise & Fall. A native of the mean streets of Bath Beach, Brooklyn, he now lives in Manhattan.

Table of Contents

Prologueix
The Castxxi
Chronologyxxv
1Table for Six1
2The Nice N EZ Bug13
3Meet the New Boss21
4I Forgotti!29
5Blown to Bits41
6We're Ready for Freddy49
7The Rockaway Boy57
8Velvet Touch71
9Club Lewisburg77
10Hoodlum's Hoodlum83
11Making His Bones at Snoope's Bar91
12Dying in a State of Grace99
13Johnny Boy Gets His Button107
14The Mayor of 101st Avenue115
15Boy on a Minibike127
16Forget About This Phone133
17I Ain't Going Crazy No More145
18The Merchants of Ozone Park157
19Babania Madness171
20Four Souls on Board183
21On the Carpet with Big Paul195
22Betrayers Betrayed207
23The Last Stage221
24Let the Play Begin233
25Brucification241
26The Art of Being Mendacious251
27Way to Go, Mr. G!261
28The Fix273
29Teflon Don281
30Heroin Redux291
31Mulberry Street299
32Nettie's Place307
33Tickling the Wire317
34Invincibility Legend327
35Proven337
Epilogue349
Postscript361
Index363

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