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Brooklyn Story by Suzanne Corso
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Apr 04, 2012

it was amazing
Read in February, 2012

in August, 1978, Samantha, "Sam" Bonti, is a fifteen-year-old living in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. She dreams of someday becoming a writer and crossing the Bridge to become a success in Manhattan.
Sam is half-Jewish, half-Catholic, in a neighborhood that is predominately Catholics of Italian heritage. Sometimes she is shunned in this Italian neighborhood. Luckily, as she begins high school, she meets Janice Caputo, a senior at the school. Janice is street savvy and becomes Sam's best friend. and thats how the story begins of sam and her brooklyn boy Tony !
This book is destined to be a movie ! Amazing read ! if you are a brooklynite or even a fellow New yorker you will enjoy this book .
A girl from a dysfunctional family gets into the mafia life and then decides to leave and make something of herself

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