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Louis Ferrante’s Unlocked: A Journey from Prison to Proust is a memoir about the author’s journey from a life as a Mafia insider and federal. Mafia books – Unlocked, a memoir of my criminal life and time in prison, and Mob Rules, a business book showing how Mob principles can benefit business. The Paperback of the Unlocked: The Life and Crimes of a Mafia Insider by Louis Ferrante at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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The author shows you the reader that the mafia is not as glamourous as you read about. A memoir by Louis Ferrante by Louis Ferrante Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Recounts the author’s rise to the upper echelons of the mafia hierarchy, his time in prison, and his struggle to turn his life around.

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Having to create characters, scenes and situations, I was able to see the whole book as if it were being played out as a movie in my head. I’ll ferrante my best to get back to you.

But the same handshakes that once sealed deals soon could no unloc,ed be trusted, and the betrayal by several of his close friends brought the feds banging down Ferrante’s door. Ferrante hired controversial civil rights attorney William Kunstler to defend him.

The episode “The Commandos” which exposed the luxurious prison cells owned by gang leaders controlling the Philippines ‘ largest maximum security prison became the subject of feerante drug smuggling and bribery scandal and investigation at the House of Representatives of the Philippines. But, also details many times, how wiseguys are expert at generating cash in short timeframes that would astound the common man. In telling my story, I felt un,ocked was important to interpret the facts of my life as best as I could.

I promote literacy and reading every chance I get and I’m happy to say that my volunteer work and contribution to inspiring others in the pursuit of literacy was recognized at a ceremony at London’s Number 10 Downing Street, where I ferranre the Celebrity Reading Hero Award under British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.


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I found “Unlocked” quite interesting, particularly with Mr. A number of professional scientists have praised the book which follows the lives of Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud as the work of both men contribute to Ferrante’s theory.

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Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. Hard work and perseverance will get it to the big screen, and the rest of us will one day see it as well. Inside the Gangsters’ Code aired on Discovery Channel in over countries and in multiple languages. Fully immersing himself in the culture of each gang, both inside and outside prison, Lou lives alongside inmates, talks to guards and gets under the skin of gang members, before coming face to face with the top soldiers and gang bosses who reign over these louie and powerful organisations.

Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available. The book, published by Harper Collins, was optioned by actress Lorraine Bracco but the rights have reverted back to me and are currently available. Thank you, Louis Ferrante, for writing this book.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. A journey from prison to Proust by Louis Ferrante Book 1 edition published in in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide Gritty, hard-hitting, and yet so often hilarious, Louis Ferrante’s terrante recounts his meteoric rise to the upper echelons of the mafia hierarchy, his time in prison, and his struggle to turn his life around.

In Ferrante’s second case, he was forced to plead guilty to a thirteen-year sentence, with his third case running concurrent with the first two cases. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.


Anyone who is interested in reading about true crime, the mafia, life decisions, and getting to know yourself better should buy this book. The three pound crystal ball: Ferrante’s second unlcoked is a non-fiction work, Mob Rules: When the law finally caught up with Louis, he faced a long stretch in jail, living amongst the most violent criminals incarcerated in the US prison system.

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Newer Post Older Post Home. Ferrante reveals in a honest writing that mafia wiseguys, regardless of their La Cosa Nostra affiliation, are not geniuses. I never wrote my memoir with ujlocked of cinema in mind. He also umlocked the art of writing, and penned a historical novel, Aleesaset in the antebellum South.

Ferrante contributed his time and efforts to promoting literacy in the UK, and has visited numerous prisons in an effort to help British prison inmates. It is a business book that’s been translated into 16 languages and is listed as one of the World’s Best Business Books by Forbes columnist Marc Kramer.

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Ferrante came to the realization that being in La Cosa Nostra was not much different than being a Roman caesar. Yes, mafia enthusiasts will certainly enjoy this book. Print edition purchase must be sold by Amazon. The theory is yet to be proven or disproven. Ferrante was a successful truck hijack artist, running his own crew, that caught the attention of the mafia and was recruited into the Gambino crime family.

What makes me this way? I am a retired parole agent supervisor, having spent more than two decades of my life in law enforcement. The book has also been translated into Dutch.