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No Questions Asked: The Secret Life of Women in the Mob

Longrigg, Claire

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ISBN 10: 1401351859 / ISBN 13: 9781401351854
Editorial: Miramax Books / Hyperion, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2004
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Near-new condition. Stated First Edition. Number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Tight spine, clean pages. 270 pages. Illustrated. NO writing, marks or tears inside book. Carmela Soprano has set the gold standard for our image of the American mob woman: a loyal materfamilias devoted to her family and her church, not to mention her exquisite Italian cooking. But beyond the teased-out hair and frosted nails, she is smart, savvy, and, at times, morally conflicted about her role in her husband's world. Clare Longrigg gets to the heart of this complex existence in No Questions Asked, an investigation of the real women in today's American Mafia. Longrigg delved into the hidden depths of America mob society and discovered a subculture of powerful women in the midst of the Mafia patriarchy. From New Jersey to Chicago, Miami to LA, she interviewed the wives, mothers, daughters, and mistresses of "made men" to find out how they functioned in this deadly underworld. Some are irresistible attracted to dangerous men like Camille Serpico, who married her first husband's killer, and Lana Zanicchio, daughter of the reputed Bonanno family consigliere, who calls her terrifying father a "real man." Others, like Brenda Colletti, take part in criminal activities alongside their men, covering up for them with the police and plotting mob hits. And there are those who rebel, like Betty Tocco: to save her own son from a life of crimes, she conspired with the Feds to send her mob boss of a husband to jail for two hundred years. Longrigg profiles this fascinating cast of characters and their sacrifices, as well as their own uses and abuses of power. Looking at the women born into the Family and those who are inexplicably attracted to it, Longrigg portrays their struggles with identity, self-confidence, and conscience. Based on her unique access to those women behind the Mafia, Clare Longrigg offers the first unprecedented glimpse into a fiercely private, lethally complicated world. N° de ref. de la librería 049628

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Título: No Questions Asked: The Secret Life of Women...

Editorial: Miramax Books / Hyperion, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 2004

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Edición: First Edition

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Carmela Soprano has set the gold standard for our image of the American mob woman: a loyal materfamilias devoted to her family and her church, not to mention her exquisite Italian cooking. But beyond the teased-out hair and frosted nails, she is smart, savvy, and, at times, morally conflicted about her role in her husband's world. Clare Longrigg gets to the heart of this complex existence in No Questions Asked, an investigation of the real women in today's American Mafia.

Longrigg delved into the hidden depths of America mob society and discovered a subculture of powerful women in the midst of the Mafia patriarchy. From New Jersey to Chicago, Miami to LA, she interviewed the wives, mothers, daughters, and mistresses of "made men" to find out how they functioned in this deadly underworld. Some are irresistible attracted to dangerous menlike Camille Serpico, who married her first husband's killer, and Lana Zanicchio, daughter of the reputed Bonanno family consigliere, who calls her terrifying father a "real man." Others, like Brenda Colletti, take part in criminal activities alongside their men, covering up for them with the police and plotting mob hits. And there are those who rebel, like Betty Tocco: to save her own son from a life of crimes, she conspired with the Feds to send her mob boss of a husband to jail for two hundred years.

Longrigg profiles this fascinating cast of characters and their sacrifices, as well as their own uses and abuses of power. Looking at the women born into the Family and those who are inexplicably attracted to it, Longrigg portrays their struggles with identity, self-confidence, and conscience. Based on her unique access to those women behind the Mafia, Clare Longrigg offers the first unprecedented glimpse into a fiercely private, lethally complicated world.

About the Author:

Clare Longrigg is the author of Mafia Women, an expose of women in the Mafia in Italy. She writes for the Independent and the Guardian in London, where she lives.

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