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- My Life in the Movies and the Mob
- By: Gianni Russo, Patrick Picciarelli
- Narrated by: Gianni Russo
- Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
Gianni Russo was a handsome 25-year-old mobster with no acting experience when he walked onto the set of The Godfather and entered Hollywood history. He played Carlo Rizzi, and he didn't have to act - he knew the mob inside and out: from his childhood in Little Italy, where Mafia legend Frank Costello took him under his wing, to having to go on the lam after shooting and killing a member of the Colombian drug cartel in his Vegas club. Along the way, Russo befriended Frank Sinatra and Marlon Brando. Russo had passionate affairs with Marilyn Monroe and Liza Minelli....
Some Mysteries Solved
- By 20eagle16 on 04-28-19
I could not stop listening to this book once I started it. The author brings the story to life with his delivery and tone. If you loved the Godfather you will love this story.