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Divorced from the Mob: My Journey from Organized Crime to Independent Woman
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Da Capo Pr
Publication date March 15, 2004
Pages 320
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786713554
ISBN-10 0786713550
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $25.00
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Summary
An insider's account of life in the mob describes growing up in a family that was part of the Mafia, discussing her relationship with John Gotti and other members of the underworld and her eventual escape and determination to raise her children and build a new life far from the Gambino world of organized crime.
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Divorced from the Mob breaks the mob code of silence and describes the life of Andrea Giovino, a woman born and bred into the Mafia, and her inspirational escape. Sexy and street-smart, Giovino married a mob drug runner, earned a seat at ‘80s nightclub tables next to John Gotti, and took an emotional and bloody ride through organized crime. Hers was also the task of keeping her children safe—keeping the guns out of reach, washing bloodstains out of her husband’s clothes—and maintaining the household’s front as a model of American domesticity in her quietly luxurious Staten Island neighborhood of doctors and lawyers, all the while helping manage a criminal enterprise that raked in money. A murder, a DEA set-up, and FBI wiretaps finally brought Giovino, her husband, and her brother to the brink of prison. Defiantly, Giovino chose to retain her identity, facing down threats against her life and courageously divorcing herself and her children from the Gambino world of organized crime. Now a model working parent, Giovino has penned this perspective of mob life largely unexplored by film and literature, and a headline-grabbing expose of organized crime told in a voice readers will never forget.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780786713554
 
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from Da Capo Pr (March 15, 2004)
9780786713554 | details & prices | 320 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $25.00
About: The author describes growing up in a family that was part of the Mafia, discussing her relationship with John Gotti and other members of the underworld and her eventual escape to build a new life far from the world of organized crime.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780786715565
 
Reprint edition from Da Capo Pr (April 17, 2005)
9780786715565 | details & prices | 354 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.74 lbs | List price $18.00
About: An insider's account of life in the mob describes growing up in a family that was part of the Mafia, discussing her relationship with John Gotti and other members of the underworld and her eventual escape and determination to raise her children and build a new life far from the Gambino world of organized crime.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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With Barbara Rosenblat (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (May 1, 2004)
9780786127207 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $49.95

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