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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Criminals & Outlaws
  • Language:English
  • Pages:217
  • eBook ISBN:9780972413558

Almost a Wise Guy

Based on a True Story

by Fran Capo

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Overview
Almost a Wise Guy is a true story about Frankie Crooks, a down-to earth Italian kid from Greenwich Village, who is torn between two worlds…the mob and law enforcement. Both hold intrigue, because he has a brother in each trying to convince him to follow in their footsteps. Frankie sees the humor in life at the most inappropriate moments as he vacillates between a life of crime and being a law-abiding citizen. With a first person tongue-in-cheek approach, Frankie’s life unfolds as we follow him through his escapades that leave him running for his life, both from the law and the hands of his strict Italian mother. A delightful mix between Catcher in the Rye and Analyze This, this book leaves readers wanting the “bad” guy to win, while at the same time revealing what makes a criminal tick. Based on a true-story, Frankie Crooks lets you know what it’s like to be Almost a Wise Guy.
Description
Almost a Wise Guy is a true story about Frankie Crooks, a down-to earth Italian kid from Greenwich Village, who is torn between two worlds…the mob and law enforcement. Both hold intrigue, because he has a brother in each trying to convince him to follow in their footsteps. Frankie sees the humor in life at the most inappropriate moments as he vacillates between a life of crime and being a law-abiding citizen. With a first person tongue-in-cheek approach, Frankie’s life unfolds as we follow him through his escapades that leave him running for his life, both from the law and the hands of his strict Italian mother. A delightful mix between Catcher in the Rye and Analyze This, this book leaves readers wanting the “bad” guy to win, while at the same time revealing what makes a criminal tick. Based on a true-story, Frankie Crooks lets you know what it’s like to be Almost a Wise Guy. Note: BTW The names have been changed to protect the author!!
About the author
Fran Capo is a stand up comic, keynote motivational speaker, voiceover artist, freelance writer, seventeenth-time author, spokes person and co-host of the award wining TV show, Live it Up! She is also a five-time world record holder, most known as the Guinness Book of World Records Fastest Talking Female, clocked at 603.32 wpm. This Queens College graduate has appeared on over 3500 radio and 450 television shows including: Entertainment Tonight, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, Larry King Live and Discovery Channel’s More than Human. She has also been featured in numerous books, co-hosted Comedy Cures Laugh Talk Radio, and is a mommy blogger for www.Travelingmoms.com. Her daily humorous motivational vlogs called Cuppa capo can be viewed her website www.francapo.com, on blip.tv and on youtube.com/cuppacapo. As an adventurer, Capo has bungee jumped, walked on hot coals, dove with sharks, done a book signing at the top of Kilimanjaro and one down by the wreck site of the Titanic. Capo has presented her peak performance talks “Dare to Do it” and “Creativity in Marketing” worldwide to corporations, schools, fundraisers, women’s events and more. Capo’s motto is “Live everyday as if it’s your last, and one day you’ll be right.” To learn more about Fran Capo go to www.francapo.com
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