Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Mar 10, 2020 as an associate of the gambino family, ferrante relied on his instincts to pull off some of the biggest heists in us history. Louis ferrante is a former mafia associate and heist expert who served eight and a half years in prison after refusing to incriminate members of the gambino family. About mob rules it pours out spicy tales of mob lore to make its management points, an approach most execs couldnt refuse. Louis ferrante born may, 1969 is a former gambino crime family mobster. Unlocked by louis ferrante overdrive rakuten overdrive. What the mafia can teach the legitimate businessman by louis ferrante online at alibris. Ferrante now lectures around the country to atrisk teens and other groups about the value of learning. The true story of an ex new york mafiosi who was changed by reading while in. He now lectures around the country to atrisk teens and other groups, and hosts a discover channel tv series called inside the gangsters code. Louis ferrante audio books, best sellers, author bio. Jul 01, 2012 in september 2011, louis ferrante spoke at the economists ideas economy.
Help us improve our author pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. After being arrested and serving an eightandahalfyear prison sentence, ferrante went straight. Louis ferrante is a producer and writer, known for the diamond collar 2014, inside the gangsters code 20 and lou ferrante s mob rules 2011. Books by elena ferrante author of my brilliant friend. From louis ferrante, a onetime mafia thug and federal prison inmate, comes this remarkable and moving memoir of his journey from a life of crime to that of a promising writer up until his incarceration, louis ferrante led the life of a mobster. In the prison library he embarked on an extraordinary journey of the mind that took him from history to philosophy to major world religions, from the art of writing to the law.
As a teenager, he made his reputation as a gang leader. New york post former mobster louis ferrante reveals the surprisingly effective management techniques of organized crime and explains how to apply them. Former mobster louis ferrante reveals their surprisingly effective management techniques and. Funeral home services for louis are being provided by kohler funeral home inc. My second book, mob rules, is an international bestseller. Browse audiobooks written by louis ferrante sorted by best. Its a theory i began to piece together while in jail though i wrote the book while free. What the mafia can teach the legitimate businessman. Jun 02, 2011 new york daily news he never got an m. Crains new york business former gambino family associate louis ferrante has delivered one of the wisest and wittiest collections of reflections on life and business ever penned by a wiseguy. Louis ferrante began hijacking delivery trucks at age seventeen, and new yorks infamous gambino crime family took notice.
Judging by what louis ferrante explained in this book, i wouldnt say he was a bad person but id more of. Inside my cell, i taught myself to write, reading eighteen hours a day and studying the writing styles of the worlds greatest authors whose books have stood the test of time. Im a television host, international bestselling author, professional business speaker, animal lover, and international man of mystery. It is a business book thats been translated into 16 languages and is listed as one of the worlds best business books by forbes columnist marc kramer. Ferrantes books, originally published in italian, have been translated into many languages. The life and crimes of a mafia insider by louis ferrante.
The new york mafioso who took the rap music the guardian. My third book, the three pound crystal ball, is a science book based on many years of research. Dec 26, 2015 louis ferrante was born and raised in queens, new york. By twentyone, ferrantes mafia connections had enabled him to pull off some of the most lucrative heists in history. Louis ferrante passed away on october 1, 2017 at the age of 86 in shipbottom, new jersey. The law caught up with ferrante and he became the target of three separate investigations. Louis ferrante is an international bestselling author, global business speaker, and television host for discovery networks international. Born and raised in bernardsville, lou was a pillar of the bernardsville.
Dont build yankee stadium, just supply the concrete. Time magazine called ferrante one of the 100 most influential people in 2016. The life and crimes of a mafia insider by louis ferrante 1. He hosts his own show airing on discovery networks international in 217 countries and was nominated for the grierson trust award which is the highest documentary award in the united kingdom. The first half of this book is all about the authors time as a criminal in new york. Id read until the muscles in my eyes hurt and i often fell asleep in my cell with a book on my chest. He hosts his own show airing on discovery international in 195 countries and was nominated for a grierson trust award which is the highest documentary award in the united kingdom, known as the oscars of the documentary world. Up until his incarceration, louis ferrante led the life of a mobster. New york post former mobster louis ferrante reveals the surprisingly effective management techniques of organized crime and explains how to apply them in any legitimate business. 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. Human potential summit in new york city, along with top global business executives. Ferrante and his crew hijacked delivery trucks all over new york and he soon.
We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. On one occasion, ferrante and his crew flew from new york to california to hold up an armored car. The obituary was featured in connecticut post on march 29, 2007. This book is the noholds barred true story of louis lou ferrante s life, which started out as a seventeenyearold hijacker of trucks in new york. Louis ferrante is an internationally bestselling author, global business speaker, and television host for discovery networks international. His books have been translated into fifteen languages and his television series has aired in over 200 countries and territories around the world.
Hire a professional business speaker who brings something unique. A journey from prison to proust is a memoir about the authors journey from a life as a mafia insider and federal prison inmate to that of a professional writer. It traces his rise or dissent, depending on your point of view. Browse audiobooks written by louis ferrante sorted by best selling this month page 1. From louis ferrante, a onetime mafia thug and federal prison inmate, comes this remarkable and moving memoir of his journey from a life of crime to that of a promising writer. Louis ferrante born may, 1969 is a former gambino crime family mobster who spent eight years in prison and successfully appealed his conviction and later became a successful crime and business writer.
Lou ferrante, 70, passed away at morristown medical center on friday, dec. Louis ferrante born may, 1969 is a former gambino family mobster who, after spending eight and a half years in prison, successfully appealed his conviction and became a bestselling true crime, business, and science writer. Mob rules, what the mafia can teach the legitimate businessman. My first book, unlocked, is a memoir about my criminal. Ferrantes second book is a nonfiction work, mob rules. By the age of twentyone, he had netted millions of dollars for his employers. From former mafia insider and federal prison inmate louis ferrante comes a remarkable and moving memoir about the authors journey from a life of. From louis ferrante, a onetime mafia thug and federal prison inmate, come. Listen to thousands of best sellers and new releases on your iphone, ipad, or android. We deliver the joy of reading in 100% recycled packaging with free standard shipping on u. He hosts his own show airing on discovery international in 195 countries and was nominated for a grierson trust award. Lou ferrante was a mobster who worked for the gambino crime. Louis ferrante books list of books by author louis ferrante. Lou is a pretty cool guy, hes done a documentary series like you said and hes also written some books about life in the mob and how the mob does business and how you can apply those tactics into your own legitimate business.
Lou shares the books that had the biggest impact on him, including works of history, philosophy, and fiction. During the course of his 8 years he read everything from caesars gallic wars to danielle. Louis ferrante born may, 1969 is a former gambino family mobster who, after spending. A former new york mafia soldier, ferrante was known for being a solid guy, a thug with a specialty in safecracking, truck heists and loansharking collections. The thing i really love about this book is it gets you so into reading the stories that when you are in the middle of louis explaining a heist or robbery you sit back and say to yourself damn this actually happened its all real and this guys only young. Lou ferrante, former ny mobster turned keynote motivational speaker, shares how mob principles can benefit your business.
Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. I fell in love with books in the strangest place prison. His third book is based on a theory of the dreaming brain which hebegan working on while still inside a prison cell. Louis ferrante passed away in bridgeport, connecticut. In 2015, ferrante published his groundbreaking book, the three pound. New york donor belvederetiburonlibrary externalidentifier urn. Louis ferrante began hijacking delivery trucks at age seventeen, and new. Ferrante brings his reallife experiences to the book, offering fascinating advice that really. Louis ferrante was a young rogue who made his reputation on the streets of. A memoir by louis ferrante by ferrante, louis isbn. Lou ferrante born may, 1969 is a former gambino family mobster who, after. From louis ferrante, a onetime mafia thug and federal prison inmate, comes this remarkable and moving memoir of his journey from a life of crime to that of a promising writerup until his incarceration, louis ferrante led the life of a mobster.669 1359 464 313 321 1333 852 1496 892 377 848 855 53 1055 16 349 593 1142 749 837 1053 1169 81 641 178 874 971 234 795 100 221 1243 1231 1353 667 639 1290 1404 515 1092