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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Louis Ferrante

But, this is a narrative that is powerful and will unlocied to just about everyone. Don’t have a Kindle? Since retirement from the Department of Corrections I work with a large California treatment organization which provides services to felon addicts. Inside New York’s Irish Mob.

Retrieved 24 September Will Lou’s experience help him, or is he in way over his head?

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. My first book, Unlockedis a memoir about my criminal life and the horrors of prison. In the early nineties, Ferrante’s growing Mafia connections enabled him to pull off some of the most lucrative heists in American history’all by the age of twenty-one.

Not only the story that is told, but the writing style is amazing.

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 a drug smuggling and bribery scandal and investigation at the House of Representatives of the Philippines. Ferrante wrote, hosted, narrated, and co-produced the series.


Ferrantes’s super ability to read human mannerisms and behavior through observation that is way beyond the normal person. Newer Post Older Post Home. Here he shares some reflections on the idea of writing a memoir with a movie deal in mind: Anyone who is interested in reading about true crime, the mafia, life decisions, and getting to know yourself better should buy this book.

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Do I have unkocked purpose? Ferrante was making tens of thousands of dollars a month. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He began to read and write as an escape from the ugliness of prison life. Feel free to write me with any questions or comments.

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Louis Ferrante began hijacking delivery trucks at age seventeen, and New York’s infamous Gambino crime family took notice. Ferrante reveals in a honest writing that mafia wiseguys, regardless of their La Cosa Nostra affiliation, are not geniuses. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

There are lots of tense and scary moments, for sure, but if you’re looking for constant body dismemberment like Murder Machine, you might be slightly disappointed. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. I hope that this is not the last book that we are going to get from this author. While in prison the author ferrqnte his faith. Amazon Rapids Fun louiss for kids on the go. Ferrante’s level of discerning lies, greed, double-crossing, was keenly developed from street survival in a world of cutthroats.


Project Unloc,ed Feedback Known Problems. Mafia—Camorra War — Castellammarese War — But betrayals by close friends brought Ferrante a slew of federal indictments, and he would spend the next decade as an inmate in ferranye of America’s most notorious penitentiaries—with ample time to ponder life’s essential questions: Ferrante pulls you into the Underworld, giving you the true sense of what it is really like to be in La Cosa Nostra on a daily basis.

Unlocked is an astonishing journey’a true story of personal transformation that is both shocking and unforgettable.

Read reviews that mention must read louis ferrante ever read highly recommend john gotti well written writing lois best books great book amazing story great read true crime page turner prison to proust picked up this book gambino crime crime family life around book i ever prison life. 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.