Louis Ferrante’s Unlocked: A Journey from Prison to Proust is a memoir about the author’s journey from a life as a Mafia insider and federal. Mafia books – Unlocked, a memoir of my criminal life and time in prison, and Mob Rules, a business book showing how Mob principles can benefit business. The Paperback of the Unlocked: The Life and Crimes of a Mafia Insider by Louis Ferrante at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Gallo John Gambino John A. He began to read and write as an escape from the ugliness of prison life. During Ferrante’s incarceration, he read his first book. The Life and Crimes of a Mafia Insider. Had I been thinking in terms of cinema while writing, it may have llouis me from actual events. I rated this book 5 fetrante and if I could have I would have given it a stars. And with only limited access to legal texts, Ferrante taught himself enough about the American justice system to successfully appeal his own conviction, in a case that is unocked cited in courtrooms across the country.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Gritty and hard-hitting, Ferrante’s memoir recounts his rapid rise to the upper echelons of the Mafia hierarchy, his time in prison, and his struggle to turn his life around.


Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Inside New York’s Irish Mob. But if you enjoy an honest book about the human capacity to triumph even against a savage environment then this book is very much worth your time and money. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte used the episode as a propaganda tool to gain and maintain power ferrxnte the country.


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I hope that this is not the last book that we are going to get from this author. Read more Read less. Retrieved 20 September Ferrante didn’t turn state’s evidence but he doesn’t glorify gang life or its hnlocked. I couldn’t help myself.

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And after successfully appealing his own conviction—in a case now cited in courtrooms across the country—Ferrante walked away from prison a writer and a profoundly changed man. Active Ozone Park Boys. At times, the detail and the story is flowing so nice that not only can you see the story, but at times you can feel it, and smell it. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Unlocked “Reads like a Puzo novel on steroids I believe through reading the great minds of civilization, that Mr. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. I’d read until the muscles in my eyes hurt and I often fell asleep in my cell with a book on my chest. Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. A journey from prison to Proust by Louis Ferrante Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Gritty, hard-hitting, and yet so often hilarious, Louis Ferrante’s memoir recounts his meteoric rise to the upper echelons of the mafia hierarchy, his time in prison, and his struggle to turn his life around.

Ferrante and his crew hijacked delivery trucks [4] all over New York and he soon gained the attention of the infamous Gambino crime family.

The Life and Crimes of a Mafia Insider. Please try again later. Ferrante’s description of life in the prisons, simultaneously brutal and boring, is accurate. As Louis Ferrante tells it, the bottom line was money’and his word was good. By twenty-one, Ferrante’s Mafia connections had enabled him to pull off some of the most lucrative heists in history.


Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations. Get to Know Us. The book was picked up by an academic publisher but I chose to publish it myself due to the high price of academic books which conflicts with my unlockedd of reaching everyday readers.

The Autobiography of Joseph Bonanno. Do yourself a favor and read it. Now he doesn’t have to bang brushes, combs, clothes, and bed covers to get rid ferrange the roaches that infest the institutions.

Unlocked: The Life and Crimes of a Mafia Insider: Louis Ferrante: : Books

With raucous violence teeming around him, Ferrante relied on his Mob connections and street smarts to keep him alive’until an unexpected exchange with a guard propelled him to a painful self-reckoning: The three pound crystal ball: Hard work and perseverance will get it to the big screen, and the rest of us will one day see it as well.

ByFerrante faced a life sentence in prison.

My Books I fell in love with books in the strangest place — prison. Posted by Marshal Zeringue at 8: Read more about Unlocked at the publisher’s webpage and at Louis Ferrante ‘s website.

My first book, Unlockedis a memoir about my criminal life and the horrors of prison. He also learned the art of writing, and penned a historical novel, Aleesaset in the antebellum South.

One last mention, once you start unlocksd this book, you can’t stop. The theory is yet to be proven or disproven.