Mafia Cop by Lou Eppolito
The Story of an Honest Cop Whose Family Was the Mob

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Lou Eppolito grew up tough, the son of a mobster who taught him respect with his fists. His relatives were wiseguys, his heroes mobsters and crime bosses, yet, to his family's dismay, he turned his back on their world and became a cop. In the bestselling tradition of Serpico and Wiseguy, the story of a mobster's son who became one of New York's most decorated cops, only to be betrayed. 16 pages of photographs.

About Lou Eppolito

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Bob Drury is the author/coauthor/editor of nine books. He has written for numerous publications, including The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Men’s Journal, and GQ. He is currently a contributing editor and foreign correspondent for Men’s Health. He lives in Manasquan, New Jersey.
Published June 1, 1992 by Simon & Schuster. 251 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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 A Manhattan cop breaks family tradition—his uncles, cousin, father, and grandfather all were members of the Gambino crime family—and is accused of selling his shield after a highly decorated career.

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Eppolito grew up with the mob. His father, a brother and cousins were made men. He learned Mafia values of honor and respect. Yet after his father's death Eppolito joined the New York City police. He

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