Rita Gigante has dedicated her adult life to healing people spiritually, emotionally, and physically. She has a degree in exercise physiology and is a licensed massage therapist and Reiki master. In 2010 she formed the Collective Healing Network, a group of healers that conducts monthly sessions in New York and New Jersey. Rita also has a private practice outside of New York City, where uses healing methods including energy therapy, intuitive healing, spiritual counseling, sound therapy, and angel readings.
Natasha Stoynoff is a New York Times best-selling author with six books to her credit. Most recently, she was a correspondent for People magazine for nearly two decades. Before that, she worked as a news reporter/photographer for The Toronto Star, columnist for The Toronto Sun, and freelancer for Time magazine. She lives in New York City, where she writes books and screenplays.
Probably the best biography I have ever read. This is not just a family history -it is just as much about dealing and conquering family trauma - which most families are dealing... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Mrs. Sylvia E Sullo
It's hard to believe that someone other than Ms. Gigante would put their name to this work. If I was her co-author, I would have preferred to be a ghost writer so that my name... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Natalie
Rita was quite candid while trying to honor and respect her family. I found her story very interesting, especially from the view of being the child, rather than a fellow Mafia... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Mary
Great story, one a lot of people can relate to. Very interesting how a father and daughter can reunite their relationship.Published 8 months ago by Evon Martin
I thought I was going to get a Sopranos-type read. Quite the opposite. Very depressing about a girl being lied to by her family and mental illness. Leave it on the shelf.Published 10 months ago by Book 'Em Danno
I'm glad I didn't buy this book. I got it out of the library. I finished it, but just barely.
I agree with the other one star reviews given to this book, so I won't... Read more
The life of this young women was amazing. She had to over come such difficulties that most of us can not imagine I was amazed how love and devotion can sustain people. Read morePublished 14 months ago by ann Laukhuff
It is very rare we get to see the personal/emotional side of a person like "Vincent the Chin". The media does a great job of portraying people only one way however; there is always... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Fred Maltzan
As an Italian, I jumped on the chance to read this book. It's a well written "Story of Love, Healing, and Redemption" focusing on the life of a Mafia princess. Read morePublished 15 months ago by A. P.