Author(s): Linda Scarpa
A riveting look at life inside a Mafia family. "New York Times" bestselling author George Anastasia The world called him a killer. She called him Dad . . . " We were always worried. Always looking over our shoulders . . . "Linda Scarpa had the best toys, the nicest clothes, and a close-knit family. Yet classmates avoided her; boys wouldn t date her. Eventually she learned why: they were afraid of her father. A made man in the Colombo crime family, Gregory Scarpa, Sr. was a stone-cold killer nicknamed the Grim Reaper. But to Linda, he was also a loving, devoted father who played video games with her for hours. In riveting detail, she reveals what it was like to grow up in the violent world of the mob and to come to grips with the truth about her father and the devastation he wrought. An amazing story of jealously, duplicity, hatred and betrayal. Sal Polisi, author of "The Sinatra Club" "" Touching, shocking, revealing Linda Scarpa s memoir is more than a mob book; it s a family book. John Alite, subject of "Gotti s Rules" An edge-of-your-seat page turner jaw-dropping, raw, and real. Andrea Giovino, author of "Divorced From the Mob" INCLUDES 16 PAGES OF DRAMATIC PHOTOS [color photo inserts for ebook editions]"
Linda Scarpa is the daughter of the notorious Colombo hitman and FBI informant Gregory Scarpa, Sr. Linda starred on Investigation Discovery s I Married a Mobster. Her two-part episode, Daddy s Girl, is still being replayed because it was so popular. Her story has also been seen in the pages of "Newsweek," "The New York Post," "The Daily Mail" in the UK, "The Star"magazine and"Men s Journal." She lives in the New York area. [no photo for Linda Rosencrance] Linda Rosencrance has 20 years' experience as a reporter, writing for"The""Boston Globe"and"The Boston Herald," as well as many community newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. She is the author of the Pinnacle true-crime books"House of Lies," "Bone Crusher," "Ripper," "Murder at Morses Pond"and"An Act of Murder." She lives in the Boston area."