By Karen Gravano, Lisa Pulitzer
From Karen Gravano, a celebrity of the hit VH1 truth exhibit Mob other halves, comes a revealing memoir of a mafia youth, the place love and relatives come hand-in-hand with homicide and betrayal.
Karen Gravano is the daughter of Sammy "the Bull" Gravano, as soon as one of many mafia's such a lot feared hit males. With nineteen confessed murders, the previous Gambino Crime relations underboss―and John Gotti's right-hand man―is the top rating gangster ever to show State's proof and testify opposed to individuals of his high-profile crime family members.
But to Karen, Sammy Gravano used to be a occasionally elusive yet constantly loving father determine. He used to be ever-present on the head of the dinner desk. He made a residing working a building company and several other nightclubs. He stayed out past due, and infrequently he did not come domestic in any respect. He hosted "secret" conferences at their condo, and had numerous whispered conversations with "business associates." by way of the age of twelve, Karen knew he was once a gangster. And as she grew up, whereas her friends nervous approximately outfits and schoolwork, she used to be coming face-to-face with crime and homicide. Gravano used to be nineteen years outdated whilst her father became his again at the mob and cooperated with the Feds. the cloth of her relations used to be ripped aside, and so they have been immediately rejected via the groups they grew up in.
Mob Daughter is the tale of a daughter's fight to reconcile a dead ringer for her loving father with that of a murdering Mafioso, and the way, in therapeutic the rift among the 2, she used to be in a position to forge a brand new life.