The explosive autobiography from real life mobster and Godfather movie star Gianni Russo
Gianni Russo has appeared in forty-five movies, been involved in the production of nineteen more, and has been in numerous TV shows. His most well-known roles include parts in The Godfather: Parts I and II; Goodnight, My Love; Lepke; Laserblast; Chances Are; The Freshman; Seabiscuit; and Rush Hour 2. More recently, he has a part in Con Man, the Barry Minkow biopic released in March 2018, and he is also a singer with sold-out shows across the USA. Above all, however, his lifelong association with organised crime has seen him witness to Mob history.
Gianni Russo walks the walk and talks the talk. What a life.
Fascinating. A worthy read * Robert De Niro *
Gianni Russo has seen a lot, done a lot, and tells it all. Amazing. * Nicholas Pileggi, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of Goodfellas and author of Wiseguys *
Gianni Russo is a true character who has led a most colorful life * Gay Talese, journalist and New York Times bestselling author *
Recounting a life that reads like a narrative for a mob-movie script, a mobster, actor, and Las Vegas presence delivers numerous eye-opening revelations about national and world events...Russo is an engaging raconteur * Kirkus Reviews *
In this robust, fast-paced memoir, Russo describes his life going from being a real-life mobster to landing a role playing one in The Godfather...[his] exhilarating memoir packs a punch * Publishers Weekly *
Russo's writing style reads like narration from Goodfellas...Fans of mob movies and unlikely success stories will find Russo's account compelling * Library Journal *