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The story is centered around Greg Scarpa Sr. a lowly "soldier" in the Colombo family.
I'm all for a good book on the mob, but my advise to the author would be the same she would get from Tony Soprono - "don't believe everything you hear on the streets."
In the book's Postscript chapter, Harmon describes herself as "someone who has gotten almost too close to this story."
The mob fascinates a large audience. Crime fascinates a large audience. I spent 9 years in Federal prison and associated with many mob guys. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Stephen A Miller
Grew up in same town as Greg Jr. I found the book excellent by all standards
Looking forward to another book by this writer.
I think sandra did a very good job getting this story out and it was a very enjoyable read. one of very few books that i had a hard time putting down to go to bed at nights.Published 15 months ago by Brian E. Myers
MAFIA SON is the true story of a mobster father who created a son in his own image, then abandoned him to a government who betrayed him a second (and third) time, even though he... Read morePublished 17 months ago by katherine tomlinson
Felt as though Harmon was trying to make you feel sorry for a brutish mafia thug who had no remorse for the crimes he committed.Published 17 months ago by Shawn Berube
Good book for mob buffs. Fascinating story about an FBI agent who essentially became a member of the mob. Interesting and well paced. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Diane C. Butler
This book was a complete failure. Made up of nothing solid, all this book does is regurgitate everything Linda Shiro says, the same Linda Shiro who had to be taken off the witness... Read morePublished 20 months ago by ThreeFourForever
I've read many books on the Mafia and knew the Scarpa family from Tottenville, Staten Island (actually Princes' Bay but went to school at Tottenville HS with Scarpa Jr). Read morePublished 20 months ago by Amazon Customer