Mafia Wife: My Story of Love, Murder, and Madness
When Lynda Lustig met Louie Milito, she was a sixteen-year-old high-school dropout with a taste for adventure and an agonizing childhood. When they were married two years later, he was not yet a "made man" in the powerful Gambino crime family. Louie was a hairdresser who dabbled in petty thievery. But Lynda was so happy to be out of her domineering mother's loveless house. And over the years, she was willing to forgive her husband for anything: his violent rages, his frequent absences, his shady associates, and the blood on his hands. For twenty-four years Lynda Milito remained loyal to this charming and dangerous criminal -- her children's father and close friend of crime boss John Gotti and underboss Sammy "the Bull" Gravano. But in 1988, Louie Milito disappeared, murdered by the very people he had always trusted to protect him.
A crime story, a family story, a love story, Mafia Wife is the shockingly intimate, brutally honest tale of a survivor -- and of the life she lived in the dark bosom of the underworld.
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MAFIA WIFEUser Review - mygirls678 - Overstock.com
Once I started reading this book I found it difficult to put it down. It is very interesting. Lynda Milito tells how being married to a Mafia man is not all about glamor money and the greater things ... Read full review
Mafia wife: my story of love, murder, and madnessUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Milito was married to Louie Milito, a "made" member of the Gambino organized crime family, for over 22 years. In this memoir, she recounts her story from childhood to the present, focusing on the ... Read full review
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Mafia Wife: Revised Edition My Story of Love, Murder, and Madness
No preview available - 2012