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Natale Evola Bonanno Family Boss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
The son of Italian immigrants Natale Evola came to America from Italy in 1913. During his long criminal career he was closely aligned, at various times, with Vito Genovese, Carlo Gambino and Joseph Bonanno. There is a famous syndicated photo of Natale covering his face with his hands while appearing in court to face narcotics charges. He was based in Brooklyn and was the son of a dock worker.
Carmelo Liconti Brooklyn Racketeer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Carmelo Liconti and Johnny Silk Stockings Guistra were two Italians from Calabria who attempted to broker a truce during the Castellammarese War for Mafia supremacy in New York City. Liconti and Guistra both lost their lives in this endeavor. Carmelo was strangled and garroted in the Hotel Paramount where he went for a presumed meeting in 1931. Liconti had ties to numerous mobsters of the era
Angela Dorian From Playboy Playmate To Prison Inmate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Angela Dorian, aka Victoria Vetri is one of the most noted of Playboy Playmates, having appeared in the men's magazine more than a dozen times since her first shoot as Miss September 1967. Married 4 times, she first wed a high school classmate from Hollywood High. I have researched interviews Angela gave reporters in the 1960s and 1970s as well as items from books written about sci fi movies.
The Curcuruto Girls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015 by Hudson Mohawk Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Inspirational
A collection of short stories based on the lives of five Italian-American sisters from the upstate New York town of Fulton that take place between the 1920’s and the 1950’s, based loosely on true stories about the sisters in their youth. Their stories remind us that human nature remains the same, even as the world around us has changed drastically since their time.
Concrete Pastures of the Beautiful Bronx
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: American English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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In a strong, ironic, and humorous voice, these poems explore the beauty, wonder, and harsh reality of The Bronx. Vivid and abundant imagery abound in this unique vision of inner city life.
The Ethnicity Of Linda Lovelace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Linda Lovelace, born Linda Susan Boreman, was of working class origins. Her father's people came to the United States from England and Ireland. The father was a New York City policeman until his retirement. As Linda Lovelace, Boreman starred in Deep Throat in 1972. She came to dislike her husband who she accused of forcing her to make porn films. Linda's maternal grandfather came to NY from Italy.
Winston Moseley Murderer Of Catherine Kitty Genovese
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Kitty Genovese was murdered in 1964 in the Kew Gardens section of Queens, NY. Her death was unnecessary. Had any of 38 witnesses acted, i.e. calling police, subduing her attacker, she might have lived. Instead she was left to die near the entrance of her Austin Avenue apartment. She waged a terrific battle before she died. I have profiled her killer, Winston Moseley, from his roots in Alabama.
It's Not About The Money
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Ethics & morals
True stories from an Italian American Filmmaker inside the NY Football Giants organization for 27 years