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@Read Pdf ⚝ Tough Guy õ This is the true story of Crazy Eddie Maloney, a contract thief and enforcer for the likes of John Gotti, Joey Gallo, Vinnie The Chin Gigante and the Lucchese family Now, still carrying a bullet in his back, hunted by the mob, unprotected by the FBI, and forced to live his life on the run, Eddie spills his guts for the first time Includespages of photos Babys Watch / A Hero of Her Own a contract thief and enforcer for the likes of John Gotti Captivated by the Millionaire Joey Gallo Desire Island - The Niece Vinnie The Chin Gigante and the Lucchese family Now A Mighty Big Wish still carrying a bullet in his back The Story Keeper hunted by the mob Sweet Valentine unprotected by the FBI Mistress by Contract and forced to live his life on the run My Mother, a Serial Killer Eddie spills his guts for the first time Includespages of photos This is another autobiography of a tough guy trying to prove he is an antihero when his actual story presents him as one bad guy in a sea of bad people The book contains the exciting parts of his life the beatings, robberies, kidnappings, and attempted murders Readers may get the idea that Maloney left some key pieces out of this narrative The writing is remarkably well organized and easy to read, which is no small feat for a co author whose subject proudly boasts in every chapter how he li This is another autobiography of a tough guy trying to prove he is an antihero when his actual story presents him as one bad guy in a sea of bad people The book contains the exciting parts of his life the beatings, robberies, kidnappings, and attempted murders Readers may get the idea that Maloney left some key pieces out of this narrative The writing is remarkably well organized and easy to read, which is no small feat for a co author whose subject proudly boasts in every chapter how he lied to his friends, enemies, neighbors, girlfriend, etc Maloney himself was a minor thug on the fringes of the underworld Perhaps he thought this book could salvage his reputation.The publisher summary for the book is very misleading A contract thief What is that An enforcer For whom He moved in the same circles as John Gotti, Joey Gallo, Vinnie Gigante and the Lucchese Family He barely saw any of these people He testified in one of Gotti s trials that he saw him once But added, for the benefit of the reader, that he saw him once before long ago looking to kill him and his friends Eddiekept his mouth shut Really An autobiography Legal proceedings The real story is about a boy who early on is part abandoned by his family, and part run away from his family who quickly ends up in jail because he is strong and violent Yes, the book shows that Maloney was a tough guy He terrorized, beat, robbed, drank, and womanized with abandon He was very macho His descriptions of life inside prisons was insightful The stories conform to other ex convicts detailing the horrors of mid century prisons His descriptions of armed robberies, shoot outs, and kidnappings are detailed and entertaining Who would have thought kidnapping wiseguys was a good idea The idea came from Joey Gallo It did not end well for him Naturally, Crazy Eddie tried it with a group of friends Nearly all of them were murdered Of the last two survivors, one of them tried to kill Maloney The writing makes these hair brained adventureslike an action movie or novel rather than a true to life account of a thug Maloney s insights into the underworld fringe is interesting However, several ideas come clearly off the pages even if Maloney and Hoffman do not clearly state them One, Maloney is full of lies, half truths, and omissions The book is full of him lying in nearly every circumstance with nearly everyone he deals with Naturally, it is difficult to sympathize with him by the end of the book The second thing that should strike most readers is how dim witted he is All brawn and no brain Readers should easily see for themselves that he is full of bad choices No matter how he tries to spin his extravagant lifestyle like Henry Hill in Goodfellas , he makes one bad decision after another Most of the book is spent with him having almost no contact with the Mafia In prison he met Gigante, Gallo, Dellacroce, and Tramunti but in no way did they appear to welcome him into association Maloney appears to have preferred the company of similar crazy non Italian tough guys like the Coonans and his own crew of violent thugs Connecting him to the Mafia is a poor attempt to sell books The real climax of the book is not the attempts on Maloney s life but rather one question in the Gotti trial Do you even know John Gotti No As long as readers appreciate the fact that Maloney s life touched on organized crime without actually participating in it, the story is readable and engrossing If you are looking for someone who associated with the mob and has insights into that mystique, this is not the book for you However, if you are interested in the violent life of a minor thug, this is exactly the book to read