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kindle Ú The Secret Life of Women in the Mob à Clare Longrigg Tocco to save her own son from a life of crimes she conspired with the Feds to send her mob boss of a husband to jail for two hundred yearsLongrigg profiles this fascinating cast of characters and their sacrifices as well as their own uses and abuses of power Looking at the women born into the Family and those who are inexplicably attracted to it Longrigg portrays their struggles with identity self confidence and conscience Based on her uniue access to those women behind the Mafia Clare Longrigg offers the first unprecedented glimpse into a fiercely private lethally complicated worl I got about 12 way through the book and then I felt like I'd had enough Interesting book worth the read

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kindle ✓ No Questions Asked Hardcover read Þ moneyexpresscard Ò Carmela Soprano has set the gold standard for our image of the American mob woman a loyal materfamilias devoted to her family and her church not to mention her exuisite Italian cooking But beyond the teased out hair and frosted nails she is Carmela Soprano has set the gold standard for our image of the American mob woman a loyal materfamilias devoted to her family and her church not to mention her exuisite Italian cooking But beyond the teased out hair and frosted nails she is smart savvy and at times morally conflicted about her role in her husband's world Clare Longrigg gets to the heart of this complex existence in No uestions Asked an investigation of the real women in today's American MafiaLongrigg delved into the hidden depths of America mob society and discovered a subculture of powerful women in the midst of th This book outlines the lives of several women involved in the Mafia usually as wives daughters or girlfriends of Mafia men Interestingly the author seems to have interviewed no sisters though she tells a couple of anecdotes about them It's well worth reading if you're interested in the MafiaHowever it seems odd that the author failed to draw any conclusions or throughlines in the book It's basically a series of biographical sketches one after another with an occasional connection by way of a transition between chapters I wish that the author had connected the stories a little or attempted to draw some kind of comparison or conclusion She did an awful lot of research and it's valuable data but she doesn't seem to have done thought than writing the stories outStill it's a good book and highly readable Recommended

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No Questions Asked The Secret Life of Women in the MobE Mafia patriarchy From New Jersey to Chicago Miami to LA she interviewed the wives mothers daughters and mistresses of made men to find out how they functioned in this deadly underworld Some are irresistible attracted to dangerous menlike Camille Serpico who married her first husband's killer and Lana Zanicchio daughter of the reputed Bonanno family consigliere who calls her terrifying father a real man Others like Brenda Colletti take part in criminal activities alongside their men covering up for them with the police and plotting mob hits And there are those who rebel like Betty If you are interested in the day of a life of a mobster this is the book for you If you are interested in learning about the mob wives' perspective then this book couldn't be any for you I felt like I was a fly on the wall in the houses of these mob wives and the author really did an unbelievable job of bringing their stories to life