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JERSEY CITY, NJ   April 25, 2012 – In the realm of ‘you can’t make this up’, Union City-native Jon D’Amore has written a novel depicting the true story of mob influence in Las Vegas, “funneling millions of dollars out of Las Vegas and saving the New Jersey Don from 40 years in prison. “The Boss Always Sits in the Back” is a humorous, suspenseful retelling of actual events that led to the demise of the mob in New Jersey.”

A natural storyteller, Jon D’Amore started writing when he was 10 years old, and began the guitar lessons that launched his musical career. Both writing and music were his main career focuses, except for that youthful dalliance, at the encouragement of his Godfather, Jerry D’Amore. “Jon’s life took a turn after Jerry invited Jon to Las Vegas for his 22nd birthday, where he unsuspectingly, then willingly, became part of a scam that has never been revealed before, yet changed the laws of casino gambling forever…but not before it funneled millions into the New Jersey underworld. / As an insider with no mob ambitions, Jon became a trusted ear and learned of the life and death manipulations that made friends and relatives from his world disappear. When the smoke cleared, Jon was one of the few left standing. The others were either dead or in prison.”

 

In respect to this fellow, very engaging writer, all quoted passages are from Jon D’Amore, himself.

Author Jon D’Amore will present his book, “The Boss Always Sits in the Back,” at the Five Corners Branch Library, 678 Newark Avenue in Jersey City, on Monday evening, May 21st at 6 p.m. It’s free!

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