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Publisher's Summary

John Gotti was the epitome of the American Dream. He was born to a lower-class family in 1940 and work his way literally up from nothing. From a family existing solely on a day-laborer’s salary, Gotti ended up making an estimated $15 million per year in his prime. Of course, to get there he had to rob, cheat and murder his way to the top, at one point carrying out the first unauthorized Mafia boss hit in more than 30 years. Along the way he also ended up doing more harm to his Family and his way of life than any outside force ever has. If you are interested in learning more then, Gotti: John Gotti American Mafia Boss is the book you have been waiting for.
Inside you will learn about the long and bloody road that led to Gotti ascending to the head of the most powerful organized crime family in the underworld, and how he brought the world along for the ride with his flamboyant personality and obsession with his public persona. Crowned both the Dapper and the Teflon Don, Gotti brought a public face to the Mafia like no other boss ever had before him, or since.
He was known as the Dapper Don for his commitment to style and his obsession with being in the limelight, completing ignoring the fact that he was the head of a powerful and illegal organization. This also directly lead to him being known as the Teflon Don because he was charged with numerous serious crimes, including murder and racketeering before walking away from the charges a free man.
You will also learn the story of the three-year-long investigation that ultimately brought him down and how the effects of that trial are still being felt in the American Mafia today. While he was alive, John Gotti was a larger than life personality that couldn’t easily be disregarded, and his legacy is one that is so far reaching its effects still aren’t entirely known. So, what are you waiting for, buy this book today and learn about one of 
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5 out of 5 stars
By talithabenjamin on 04-29-18

kudos to author!!

This is the history of the Dapper Don himself John Gotti and his rise to the top from nothing. John was a poor labors son who longed for the good life and found a way to reach out and take the opportunity to build a legacy that outshines most other mobsters of the era. There were no bridges that John would not cross or burn to get the fame and respect he desired. The author has put together a great view into the life and times that drove the choices of America's development. I enjoy reading about that era and the life of the people and how things happened. This is a great story of the development of that time. The history of American culture is a great resource and Daniel Brand has done a great job of putting together this story about one of the most prolific players in the early mafia game. If you are interested in the life of a gangster this is a great place to start. I would recommend everyone check this one out.

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By NabilaBarry on 04-29-18


However, I wish the author had done a better job editing the book. While the content is extremely interesting, the multiple grammar errors distracted me. For example, there are tons of run-on sentences. Even so, I think those interested in John Gotti will enjoy the book.

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