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  • How I Opened the Hottest Strip Club in New York City, Was Extorted out of Millions by the Gambino Family, and Became One of the Most Successful Mafia Informants in FBI History
  • By: Michael D. Blutrich
  • Narrated by: Michael D. Blutrich

You can make this ... up

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Reviewed: 19-05-19

Seriously, you really can’t. Although let’s be clear: this guy isn’t exactly an angel. He kind of glosses over his own wrongdoings. Good story even if a bit one sided.

Thoughtful

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Reviewed: 18-04-19

You can literally feel how her journey through the White House — twice — augments her wisdom over the course of this book. She’s seen the US in a way none of us have, and we should listen to her voice, even if we disagree it or her party.

A lot of solid advice/guidance. Just one thing..

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Reviewed: 25-02-19

I do wonder whether there is some wisdom in procrastination. I am not saying it is good to hesitate but man, I have figured out a lot of stuff just staring at my ceiling curled up under the covers in the mornings, or just looking out the window of a plane, versus powering head with a project. Five seconds is brilliant but shouldn’t get drowned out by the notions of reflection and thoughtfulness.

Mel is confident and a strong speaker

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Reviewed: 18-02-19

That said not all of the stories sat with me, but that’s ok. It would be kinda weird to identify with half a dozen individual stories. Overall it’s solid advice and what I could I expect from my therapist, if only she gave me more than 15 minutes per session.

Hilarious !

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Reviewed: 28-01-19

I was home sick with cold/flu so downloaded this out of boredom (and it was free with the subscription). Really good choice!

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Irritating in parts by overall brilliant

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Reviewed: 19-01-19

I don’t totally buy some of the analysis, but it’s a great book for anyone who aims to think outside the box — which should be everyone, really.

Overall solid insight

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 06-01-19

I vacillated between really disliking this book/author and appreciating her pearls of enlightenment. Right as I was about to give up, she’d drop a heart-warming anecdote (like about her brother), or speak about the power of diversity, and she’d bring me right back.

We all know this story and how it ends

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 30-12-18

It’s fine. I don’t learn anything new but the anecdotes are always unique from one alcoholic to another. The author is a little too weighted on the poetic side for what’s basically an alcoholic recounting a tale of life with alcoholism, and then without. It’s fine.

Not worth more than the £3+ paid

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Reviewed: 28-12-18

Choppy narration. But reasonable basic knowledge is given about IF, even if it is repetitive in places.

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This one will require a follow up

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Reviewed: 17-12-18

Not quite as entertaining as Fire & Fury, but clearly the author had excellent access and firms up the obvious: utter incompetence of the WH and its leader. I hope Woodward is preparing a Part II for the rest of the president’s term.

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