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I liked the dialog between characters as it made the story interesting and easy to follow.
It is set in a Sicilian section of New York and the background is interesting and authentic as well as carefully constructed.
In the end the novelty of the story wore off and I wasn't all that captivated, eager to read it until the last page.
If you enjoy novels about Italian culture and organized crime, this is the book for you. Thinly vailed characters, who you should be able to recognize, jump from the pages.Published 3 days ago by William Pucciarelli
i thought it was an amateurish book, but was determined to read it to the finish. I 'm not familiar with the author, but if he has written anything else, I hope it was a subject... Read morePublished 3 days ago by valerie naify
Good, exciting period piece. A takeoff on Sinatra and the gangsters in NJ? Very realistic writing that puts you right in the action.Published 17 days ago by Carl Steinhouse
I found this book almost impossible to put down. It was well written and puts you back in an era that most adults are familiar with.Published 25 days ago by Amazon Customer
Good but some of the relationships got a little involved. Could not connect with a few of the characters. But still a good story.Published 27 days ago by carla mitchell
I thought it was very good but the author skipped around alot and you had to pay attention or you can get lostPublished 27 days ago by donald staysa
A great "mobster" read. Compelling story, which kept me reading. A little predictable at the end, but overall a good story.Published 1 month ago by Margo Wagner
This is a sprawling, epic novel set in a fictional New Jersey town that sounds a lot like Hoboken. It takes place in the years surrounding the Second World War, a time when this... Read morePublished 1 month ago by James L. Thane
I grew up in Narrows Gate (Hoboken) so it was an interesting read. Familiar places and types of people who made up my community.Published 2 months ago by vito degennaro