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The President Street Boys : growing up mafia

Author: Frank Dimatteo
Publisher: New York, NY : Kensington Publishing Corp, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mondo the Dwarf, Frankie Shots and Tony "Little Lolly Pop" Carna ... were the President Street Boys. Frank was born into a family of mob hitmen. His father Ricky and godfather were shooters and bodyguards to the Gallo brothers. From the old school Mafia dons to the new-breed "independents" ... the author describes his experiences growing up in the old neighborhood, getting his cheeks pinched by Crazy Joe Gallo ...  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Frank Dimatteo; Joey Gallo; Frank Dimatteo; Joey Gallo
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Dimatteo
ISBN: 9781496705471 1496705475 9781496705488 1496705483
OCLC Number: 928480273
Notes: Previously self-published by the author under the title: Lion in the basement : growing up in the Gallo crime family.
Includes fight record of boxer Al (Alphonzo "Funzi") Milone.
Description: vii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: We Called It: South Brooklyn --
The Gallo Brothers --
Mondo Illiano --
The Original Crew --
Ricky & Dee --
The First Gallo-Profaci War --
The Coco Poodle --
Freeport, Long Island --
Back to Brooklyn --
The Mod Squad --
Joey's Home --
The Court Terrace --
Screw Magazine and the World of Porn --
Joey's Killing --
Emily --
The Shit Hits the Fan --
Hitting the Streets --
The Tilting Dresser --
Dis & Dat Lounge --
The Pinch --
On the Way to New York.
Other Titles: Lion in the basement
Growing up mafia
Responsibility: Frank Dimatteo.

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"Mondo the Dwarf, Frankie Shots and Tony "Little Lolly Pop" Carna ... were the President Street Boys. Frank was born into a family of mob hitmen. His father Ricky and godfather were shooters and bodyguards to the Gallo brothers. From the old school Mafia dons to the new-breed "independents" ... the author describes his experiences growing up in the old neighborhood, getting his cheeks pinched by Crazy Joe Gallo ... Watching the Gallos wage an all-out war against wiseguys with more power ... deathbed confessions ... stunning betrayals."--

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