|Delaware book signing for "Mob Killer"
Delaware Book Signing:The Last Godfather" which continues
to maintain reader interest. Readers came from as far away as
Philadelphia and Maryland and New York for the event in
this pleasant and sunny seaside town about 80 miles east of Washington, D.C. Browseabout is one of Delaware's best and most
well known independent bookstores and worth a stop for anyone in the area. A number of transplanted New Yorkers stopped by
to remember some of the old places in their Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods, places which are among the many settings in
"Mob Killer" and "The Last Godfather." Say what you want about e-books (which account for a great many
sales now of both books) but there is nothing better than connecting with readers in person and catching on to their excitement
about talking to an author. Signing a book for a reader is a great way to say thank you for those who take the time to make
SUNDANCE CHANNEL: Author Tony DeStefano will appear July
5th at 10 p.m. on the Sundance Channel program "Love Lust & Secret Societies," talking about the Mafia. Check
local cable listings for details."MOB KILLER" FEATURED IN QUEENS TRIBUNE: The new
book "Mob Killer" and author Tony DeStefano are featured in the June 30th issue of the Queens Tribune, one
of the largest weekly newspapers in the borough of Queens. Go to the following link to see:
RADIO BROADCAST: Tony DeStefano appeared on June 25th on the popular radio show "True
Crime Uncensored" hosted by Burl Barer. The hour long discussion dealt with "Mob Killer." The show
can be heard on the following link:
Book Discussion: For over 90 minutes at the Borders Bookstore
in Glendale, Queens, author Tony DeStefano talked with customers about the new book "Mob
Killer." The discussion on June 11th ranged from events in the book, many of which took place
in nearby Howard Beach and Ozone Park, to the public's fascination with mob stories. Afterwards, DeStefano signed
copies of the book, which are selling briskly at the store.
Tony DeStefano's first appearance after publication of "Mob Killer" will be Saturday, June 11 at 3:00 pm at the
Borders Book Store in Atlas Park Mall, 80-16 Cooper Avenue, Glendale Queens. Tel:718-416-1003.
KILLER OUT JUNE 7, 2011: Tony DeStefano's new book, "Mob Killer:The Bloody Rampage
of Charlie Carneglia, Mafia Hit Man," will be out officially on June7th from Pinnacle True Crime. It is available
on Amazon and Barnes and Noble web sites and in better bookstores for $6.99 (US). The 344 page mass market paperback details
the fascinating and often shocking story of Charles Carneglia and how he became an important gog in the crime
machine of the late John Gotti. Carneglia, brother of reputed Gambino captain John Carneglia,
bloodied his hands as he tried to fit in the with Gotti's wild crew in Ozone Park, N.Y. The story of Charles is one of a strange
man who could show incredible devotion to his infirm mother and then turn around and cause murder and havoc on the streets
of New York. He was arrested in February 2008 and finally convicted of racketeering in 2009 which earned him a life sentence
in federal prison. Charles was one of the last true believers of the mob life. He was an anachronism, the last of the loyal
NEW BOOK BY TONY DESTEFANO (June 2011)
Killer: The Bloody Rampage of Charles Carneglia, Mafia Hitman (Pinnacle Books),
is available for pre-publication ordering on Amazon.com. The book will be released on June 7, 2011. It
has nearly 350 pages of the story of Charles, his brother John and the story of the short lived empire of John
which was run out of the Bergin Hunt and Fish Club in Ozone park. Included are pages of photographs, including some of Charles,
his family and friends.
To order in advance of the release date go to www.amazon.com
MOB KILLER : The
Bloody Rampage of Charles Carneglia, Mafia Hitman (Pinnacle Books).
Due out in June 2011, this new book details the life, times and federal criminal trial of Charles Carneglia, a member of John
Gotti's Gambino crime family. Watch this page for more details.
"The Last Godfather" will be coming out in paperback on June 5, 2007 under the title "King of The Godfathers."
It will be available at Amazon.com and BarnesandNovle.com, as well as finer bookstores.
24, 2008: Check out today's Newsday at Newsday.com for a feature story about Diana Clemente,
the daughter of Anthony Spero, and her fight against his legacy and the way it has impact her
life as a legitimate business person. A great read (if I must say so myself) with a nice video segment.
at Newsday.com, Anthony Spero, the former consiglieri and acting boss of the Bonanno family died Monday, Sept 29, in prison.
He was 79 and serving a life time for a 2001 racketeering conspiracy conviction which included three murders. Spero was
at Butner federal medical facility when he passed away from a short illness. A wake is planned at Scarpaci Funeral Home in
the Dyker Heights section of Brooklyn today and October 3. Burial will be at the Cemetery of The Resurrection on Staten Island,