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The Godson: A True Life Account Of 20 Years Inside The Mob

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The Godson is the vivid, colorful, and sometimes violent account of the rise, fall, and redemption of a young Boston gangster - Willie Fopiano. All the kids on the North End of Boston dreamed of being hoodlums and mobsters - their heroes were the Brinks bandits and the wiseguys with their fancy suits and Cadillacs. But only Willie Fopiano, the smartest and the wildest, bec ...more
Published (first published November 1993)
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Dec 11, 2012 Tyler rated it liked it
When I was a freshman in high school wanted to show off and think I was hard and go off and be with a gang. I wanted to live a fast life like my uncle who was a pimp. So Thought he was best person in the world i use to try and talk like him and was like him, I mean i’m trying to ride him but I felt like no one could be a better person to look up to. He eventually went to prison on a drug charge. I was devastated because I thought he couldn’t be touched. But if you pick the wrong path and you got ...more
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Good overview of the Boston LCN. I am not sure how accurate his information is; but the photos alone are worth the price of the book.
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