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"... a beautiful narrative of the way pop culture shapes our self-image." -The Hollywood Reporter
"Slickly told... it's the connections with family that give it a center as sweet as cannoli cream." -Newsday
"Engaging...slick...entertaining" -Kirkus Reviews
"A fascinating, great read" -Patti LuPone
THE GODFATHER EFFECT by Tom Santopietro | Kirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of THE GODFATHER EFFECT Changing Hollywood, America, and Me. Amusing fusion of memoir and cultural critique, focusing on the family saga none of us could refuse.- Kirkus Reviews
Tom Santopietro is the author of The Importance of Being Barbra, Considering Doris Day (A NY Times Editor’s Choice) and Sinatra in Hollywood. He has worked for the past twenty years in New York theater as a manager of more than two dozen Broadway shows.