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To order an autographed copy of my book a true story title "MY FATHER MY DON" with an autographed picture of me send a check or money order for $25.00 with your return address to: Tony Napoli, PO Box # 754009, Forest Hills, NY 11375

     

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My Mother, Grace Perrotta Napol first wife of Jimmy(Nap)Napoli

                MOM

My Mother, Grace Perrotta Napoli
She was 47 years old when she died
of Cancer on Jaunuary 5th 1962
She was a housewife and took care
of her five children including me while
my Father traveled half way around
the world meeting people to promote
what he knew best "Gambling" he went
to Vegas and helped in opening up
Casino's with Meyer Lansky and other's
who were known to be Mob connected
While he did his traveling and became well
known to the general public, My Mother
became the backbone of the Napoli Family
by staying with the children and putting us
through high school and teaching us discipline
from the get go. She was the woman that helped
make Jimmy Nap what he was.

My mother raised me more so than my father.  He was hardly ever home.  If he wasn't in jail he was traveling.  And when he was home and conducting his gambling business in the neighborhood, he would leave the house at 11 a.m. and not come back until 4 a.m. the next morning.  Only on Sundays would he stay home in his bathrobe all day.  He'd read every word in the newspaper and at 6 p.m. order everyone to be cleanly dressed and sitting at the dinner table.
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                  Jimmy Nap

My Father was known by his nick name
Jimmy Nap short for Napoli. The FBI
claims he operated the largest illegal
gambling operation on the east coast.
They considered him a high ranking
member of the Genovese Crime Family
with a gross income from his illegal
numbers and sports business of more
than one hundred million dollars a year. 

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My Father,James(jimmy nap)Napoli

                          DAD

               My Father, My Don 
My Father was known as Jimmy Nap
He was born Vincenzo Napoli and his
father was a Duke in Italy Knighted by 
King Umberto 1 knowing of this my Father
went to the Vatican in the 1970's
to recover the family crest that cost
him $10,000  to bring back to  the US.
Before he died he gave it to me. The 
crest has writing on it in Italian. I had 
it translated into english and confirms
that his father was Knighted a Duke.
 
 


  
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Tony Nap Napoli and a picture of his father Jimmy Nap Napoli 

Morning of Veronica and Carmine's
Wedding, Tony Nap standing in front
of his Father (jimmy nap) picture for
moral support. May, 26th 2001

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Cy Crisci and Jimmy (jimmy nap) Napoli on right Looking at a boxing match at MSG taken by FBI in'76

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Jimmy Nap in center of picture takenat Crisci's Rest. with part of his crew picture taken in 1944

Picture taken in Crisci's Restaurant, 1950
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Jimmy Nap 4th on right and his crew celebrating, one of his guys hit the number

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Matty, Tony Nap in center with Joe Franklin from Joe Franklin's talk show "memory lane"

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Tony(nap)Napoli having dinner at:Villa Isabella Italian Restaurant in Forest Hills, Queens NY

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Tony Nap and his pregnant wife,
Laura, carrying my daughter
Veronica, 1972 

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Tony Nap at a party in 1975

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My beautiful school teacher
daughter, Tanya

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Tony Nap in his 1949 Chevy
Picture taken in Miami Beach, FLA
         The Year is 1953

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This is a picture of my Son, Michael
his Mother died of Cancer when he 
was 7 years old. He's a contractor in 
Las Vegas, Nev. Supports himself. 

L-R  Tony (tony nap) Napoli and Ronnie Kane in Miami Beach,1953

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my friend Natty with Rocky Graziano, and myself on the right at a benefit honoring Phil Rizzuto '83

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Tony Nap cooking in our Leonard Street House, during Xmas time 1976

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Danny Miller,Joe Cassese, Frank Maloney, Tony(tony nap) Napoli

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Jimmy Nap doing time in Danbury, Conn. correctional Center, Jimmy Nap first on left in 1980

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Tony(tony nap)Napoli 1995

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Left -right, Tommy Gallagher, Johnny Breitenbruck,Tony Nap Joey Reynolds, Bill Tate, Henny Wallit

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Christening for baby Helen with
her Godparents on the left and
Tony Nap And his wife Laura

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A picture of my wife, Laura Tersigni Napoli
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at 19 years old winning a beauty contest under the name of Laura Helena

Jimmy Nap and his son Tony
I was 12 years old and made
my first holy Confirmation 1947

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Tony(tony nap)Napoli, Base Boxing Team,Yokota,Japan,1956

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Tony (tony nap) Napoli on the left with his writer Charles Messina

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Tony Nap Napoli boxing picture 1956

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left to right, Joe Cassese, Frank Maloney Seymour Kay,Tony(tony nap)Napoli

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Johnny Depp at my Daughter Helen's, 13th Birthday Party 1996

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Tony(nap)Napoli in his social club called, "The Society of San Paola" in 1987

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Tony Nap Bradley Beach, New Jersey 1978

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Tony(tony nap)Napoli, at Bradly Beach, NJ 1978

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My Granddaughter,Gianna,18 months old

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Gianna, is my lovely granddaughter who
keeps my blood pressure down 1 yr. old

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L-R Carmine's Uncle and Aunt, Veronica, Carmine, the mother of the groom, Lucia, and the father of the groom, Dominick

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L-R Laura,Tony Nap,Bride and Groom
Veronica and Carmine in Church
May, 26, 2001

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L-R  Helen,Laura,Veronica,Tanya

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Tony Nap "where's my daughter"

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On the left, Tanya, Laura,
Carmine, Veronica, Tony Nap
and Helen.

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My Daughter,Helen, born on Valentines Day
has graduated from DeVry College with her
Masters in Computer Data
Processing and Management.

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My Daughter, Veronica, with her beautiful little
baby girl, my little darling Granddaughter, 
named Gianna, who came to me from the
heaven's to keep my blood pressure down."Popi"

Tony Nap and wife, Laura, at my
daughter Veronica and Carmine's 
Wedding at "Leonards of Great Neck"
on May, 26th 2001 
               

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Laura and Tony Nap dancing
cheek to cheek at their daughter
Veronica's wedding to Carmine.
On May, 26th, 2001

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Tony Nap dancing with the
Bride, daughter, Veronica on
her Wedding Night May,26th,
2001

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L-R sitting,
Dom, Doris, Laura, Jami
L-R standing
Paul, Jerry, Maureen, Tony Nap, Nino

L-R  sitting, Joan, Big Mike, Helen
L-R  standing,Tanya, Tony Nap

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Opera Singer, Daniel Rodriguez who sang for Veronica and Carmine, at their Wedding

 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 
   
   
   
   

   
   

My Father My Don